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Einstein notation - Wikipedia In mathematics, especially in applications of linear algebra to physics, the Einstein notation or Einstein summation convention is a notational convention that implies summation over a set of indexed terms in a formula, thus achieving notational brevity. As part of mathematics it is a notational subset of Ricci calculus; however, it is often used in applications in physics that do not distinguish between tangent and cotangent spaces. It was introduced to physics by Albert Einstein in 1916.[1] Introduction[edit] Statement of convention[edit] is simplified by the convention to: The upper indices are not exponents but are indices of coordinates, coefficients or basis vectors. In general relativity, a common convention is that the Greek alphabet is used for space and time components, where indices take on values 0, 1, 2, or 3 (frequently used letters are μ, ν, ...) In general, indices can range over any indexing set, including an infinite set. Application[edit] Vector representations[edit] where

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PlanetMath Discovery of classic pi formula a ‘cunning piece of magic’ : NewsCenter While most people associate the mathematical constant π (pi) with arcs and circles, mathematicians are accustomed to seeing it in a variety of fields. But two University scientists were still surprised to find it lurking in a quantum mechanics formula for the energy states of the hydrogen atom. “We didn’t just find pi,” said Tamar Friedmann, a visiting assistant professor of mathematics and a research associate of high energy physics, and co-author of a paper published this week in the Journal of Mathematical Physics. “We found the classic seventeenth century Wallis formula for pi, making us the first to derive it from physics, in general, and quantum mechanics, in particular.” The Wallis formula—developed by British mathematician John Wallis in his book Arithmetica Infinitorum—defines π as the product of an infinite string of ratios made up of integers. Friedmann did not set out to look for π nor for the Wallis formula. which can be reduced to the classic Wallis formula.

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En el Día de Pi, 10 curiosidades sobre el número irracional El matemático griego Arquímedes fue uno de los primeros en aproximar su valor. Para aquellos que deseen conocer cuánto mide, solo deberán calcular el perímetro de una circunferencia y dividirlo por su diámetro. | Cada 14 de marzo se celebra en todo el mundo el Día de Pi, una conmemoración que trata de promover la divulgación sobre el número π en particular y acercar las matemáticas a la sociedad. Por eso nos unimos a esta fiesta matemática para fomentar la difusión científica. Por eso hoy repasamos algunas curiosidades sobre este número tan irracional como trascendente. ¿Qué es el número Pi? El número Pi se define como la relación que existe entre la longitud o el perímetro de una circunferencia y su diámetro. ¿Cómo se calcula Pi? El matemático griego Arquímedes fue uno de los primeros en aproximar el valor del número Pi. ¿Pi vale 3,14? No. ¿Qué significa que sea un número irracional? π suele ser descrito como un número irracional y trascendente. ¿Para qué sirve?