Questions on the famed $\zeta(s)$ function of Riemann, and its properties.

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Analytic Continuation of Riemann Zeta Function

How do we show that this holds for $\operatorname{Re}(z)>0$ (and not $1$) $$\zeta(z)= \sum_{i=0}^{m-1} n^{-i} + \frac{m^{-z}}2 +\frac{m^{1-z}}{z-1} -z\int_{m}^{\infty} ...
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Logarithms, prove this limit.

Mathematica knows that: $$\log (n)=\lim_{s\to 1} \, \left(1-\frac{1}{n^{s-1}}\right) \zeta (s)$$ Kind of tautological starting with logarithms, but I would like to know better why this limit works: ...
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Sum of zeta(2s) fractions without pi^(2s) in the numerators

$$ \sum _{n=1}^{\infty } \sum _{r=1}^{\infty } (\pi r)^{-2 n}=\frac{1}{2} (1-1 \cot(1)) $$ $\frac{1}{2} (1-1 \cot(1))$ is not in OEIS, so it doesn't seem to be well known. Q1: Would this info be of ...
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Is there a power series representation of $\frac{1}{\zeta(s)}$?

I've seen power series representations for $\zeta(s)$, $\textit{e.g.}$ \begin{align*} \zeta(s)=\frac{1}{s-1}+\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(-1)^{k}}{k!}\gamma_{k}(s-1)^{k} \end{align*} where $\gamma_{k}$ ...
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How can I integrate this zeta function expression?

Can you integrate this function: $$f(k)=\exp\left(-\Re\left(\sum\limits_{n=1}^{n=scale} \frac{1}{n} \zeta(1/2+i \cdot k)\sum\limits_{d|n} \frac{\mu(d)}{d^{(1/2+i \cdot k-1)}}\right)\right)$$ with ...
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The alternating zeta function and functional equation

The Dirichlet eta function (the alternating zeta function) is given by $$η(s)=∑_{n=1}^{∞}(-1)ⁿ⁻¹/n^{s}$$ The functional equation for $η(s)$ is given by $$η(s)=ϕ(s)η(1-s)$$ where ...
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Show that $f$ is harmonic

Let us consider the function: $$ f(α,β) \equiv \sum_{n = 1}^{\infty}\left(-1\right)^{n - 1}\left[% {n^{2\alpha - 1} - 1 \over n^{\alpha}}\,\cos\left(\beta\ln\left(n\right)\right) \right] $$ My ...
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$\prod_{i=1}^{\infty}{1+(\frac{k}{i})^3}$ for integer k

Can anyone compute $$\prod_{i=1}^{\infty}{1+(\frac{k}{i})^3}$$ for integer k? Can it be done in closed form, using only elementary functions, without the use of the Gamma function? For k=1, the closed ...
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Is there way to write the following integral representations of integer zeta values in a general form?

How do you write this as a general formula for all integer zeta values greater than $0$? $$\zeta(1)=\int_0^1 \frac{1}{1-x}dx$$ $$\zeta(2)=\int_0^1\int_0^1\frac{1}{1-xy}dxdy$$ ...
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Integral representation of the Riemann zeta function

I've come across the following integral representation for the Riemann zeta function, $$\zeta(s) = \frac{s+1}{2(s-1)} + \frac{s}{8} - \frac{s(s+1)}{2\pi^2}\int_1^\infty \frac{(\tan^{-1}\cot(\pi ...
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Difference between Meromorphic and Analytic Continuation

We have that $\frac{X}{spec \mathbb{Z}}$, a scheme of finite type. Consider $\zeta(X,s)= \prod_{x\in{X}} \frac{1}{(1-Nx^{-s}}$, with $Nx$ the norm. I didn't catch what my teacher was saying and he is ...
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Information about Riemann Zeta function

I have general question on Riemann Zeta function. How can I improve knowledge on Riemann Zeta Function theory up to research? For example , what are the best books on Zeta ...
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Does the Riemann zeta function tell us about the order theoretic properties of the natural numbers?

The classical Möbius function $\mu(n)$ fulfills the multiplicative inversion formula, e.g. see this thread. Now I see in the theory of posets, they generalize the concept of that function, see ...
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Zeta function universality: How to compute the shift parameter for simple functions?

I've come across Zeta function universality. For a nice function $f$ in a nice subset $U$ of the complex strip between real $0$ and $1$, one can find a real $t$, such the zeta function $\zeta$ shifted ...
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Ways to calculate $\int_0^1 \frac{-\log x}{1+x}\ \mathrm dx$

I came across the integral $$ \int_0^1 \frac{-\log x}{1+x}\ \mathrm dx = \frac{\pi^2}{12}, $$ which can be calculated as $\frac 1 2 \zeta(2)$ using analytic number theory. I'm interested if this ...
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$1 + 1 + 1 +\cdots = -\frac{1}{2}$

The formal series $$ \sum_{n=1}^\infty 1 = 1+1+1+\dots=-\frac{1}{2} $$ comes from the analytical continuation of the Riemann zeta function $\zeta (s)$ at $s=0$ and it is used in String Theory. I am ...
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Are the zeros of the sum/difference of two reflexive, entire functions all on the line $\Re(s)=\frac12$?

Remove the order $1$ pole of $\zeta(s)$ at $s=1$, to create the following entire function: $$z(s):=\zeta(s)-\dfrac{1}{s-1}$$ I like to conjecture that all complex zeros of $z(s) \pm z(1-s)$ in the ...
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Calculating $\zeta(0)$ by the residue of $\zeta(1)$

$$\begin {aligned}\pi^{-s/2}\Gamma(s/2)\zeta(s)=&\pi^{-(1-s)/2}\Gamma((1-s)/2)\zeta(1-s) \\ \zeta(0) =&\frac{\pi^{-1/2}\Gamma(1/2)\zeta(1)}{\pi^{0}\Gamma(0)}=\frac{\zeta(1)}{\Gamma(0)}\end ...
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A connection between a sequence from the Collatz conjecture and a sequence of densities from $\zeta(k)-1$?

Just for grins, I created lists of first-entries of finite sequences of rank $r$ for the Syracuse problem (Collatz conjecture using only odd numbers) and found these sequences on OEIS. My sequences, ...
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Series involving the Riemann zeta function

Consider the series: $$\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{\zeta(2n+1)}{n(2n+1)}$$ We can easily prove that it's a convergent series. My question, is there a way to express this series in terms of zeta ...
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Integration method for $\int_0^\infty\frac{x}{(e^x-1)(x^2+(2\pi)^2)^2}dx=\frac{1}{96} - \frac{3}{32\pi^2}.$

The following definite integral is obtained directly from Hermite's integral representation of the Hurwitz zeta function. But is it possible to obtain the same result via the residue calculus or ...
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Closed form for $\sum_{k=1}^{\infty} \zeta(2k)-\zeta(2k+1)$

From WolframAlpha it seems that $$ \frac{1}{2}=\sum_{k=1}^{\infty} \zeta(2k)-\zeta(2k+1) $$ Could someone provide a proof for this? Thanks.
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Have all the zeros of the Riemann Zeta function real part smaller than 1?

I think that all the zeros of the Riemann-Zeta function ${\zeta}( z ) = \frac{1}{1-2^{1-z}} \sum_{n = 0}^{\infty} \frac{1}{2^{n+1}} \sum_{k = 0}^{n} (-1)^k \binom{n}{k} (k+1)^{-z}$ have real part ...
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Does $\zeta(-1)=-1/12$ or $\zeta(-1) \to -1/12$? [duplicate]

I saw NumberPhile channel on Youtube, and they proved $1+2+3+\cdots=-1/12$. Also, I read This. So, which one is correct $$\zeta(-1)=-1/12\\ \text{or} \\\zeta(-1) \to -1/12$$ Equivalent to: ...
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Does $\sum _{n=1}^{\infty } \frac{\sin(\text{ln}(n))}{n}$ converge?

Does $\sum _{n=1}^{\infty } \dfrac{\sin(\text{ln}(n))}{n}$ converge? My hypothesis is that it doesn't , but I don't know how to prove it. $ζ(1+i)$ does not converge but it doesn't solve problem here. ...
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Computing Zeta(2)

It is well known that $$\int_0^1\frac{\log{x}}{1 - x}\,\mathrm{d}x = -\frac{\pi^2}{6} $$ This is generally proved by expanding the geometric series and then using $\zeta(2) = \pi^2/6$. My question ...
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Can you prove that the $13$ first zeros of $(r\zeta(r+\Im i))^2$ have real part $r=\frac{1}{2}$, assuming LeClaire's approximation?

Can you prove using double series reversion that the $13$ first zeros of $(r\zeta(r+\Im i))^2$ have real part $r=\frac{1}{2}$ (as their convergent), with initial guess for the real part $r$ to be ...
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Value of Riemann zeta function at $-1$

This claim is false $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n^{-(-1)}= \zeta(-1)=-1/12$. The error is that we should $\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}n=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}(1/n ^1)^{-1}=(0)^{-1}$. Am I correct? ...
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what the RH equivalent for Riemann prime formula $\Pi(x)$?

Question follow the one answered already, zeros about Riemann Zeta function and some L-function Let's me try my best to make it clear on what I am asking. In his 1859 paper "On the Number of Primes ...
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Formula for $\zeta(3)$ -verification

By simple manipulating with some series I have found the following formula for $\zeta(3)$: $$\zeta(3)=\frac27\sum_{k=0}^{\infty}(-1)^kB_{2k}\frac{\pi^{2k+2}}{(2k+2)!},$$ where $b_k$ are Bernoulli ...
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Closed form for $\sum\limits_{k=1}^{\infty}\zeta(4k-2)-\zeta(4k)$

I am looking for a closed form of the expression $$ \sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\zeta(4k-2)-\zeta(4k) $$ Closed form would be something in terms of constants such as $\pi$, $\gamma$, $e$, etc.
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Is this closed form expression of $\zeta(3)$ correct?

In this paper on pages 6 & 7. Page 6 lists the variables used in the equation on page 7. The author claims a closed form expression of $\zeta(3)$ (he also goes on to claim a closed form ...
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Is there a name for this constant?

$$\prod_{n=2}^\infty \zeta(n)=2.294856591673313794183$$ Is there a name for this constant and what are some if its properties?
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Proving that $\frac{\pi^{3}}{32}=1-\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{2k(2k+1)\zeta(2k+2)}{4^{2k+2}}$

After numerical analysis it seems that $$ \frac{\pi^{3}}{32}=1-\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{2k(2k+1)\zeta(2k+2)}{4^{2k+2}} $$ Could someone prove the validity of such identity?
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Proving that $\left(\frac{\pi}{2}\right)^{2}=1+\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(2k-1)\zeta(2k)}{2^{2k-1}}$.

Wolfram$\alpha$ says that we have the following identity $$ \left(\frac{\pi}{2}\right)^{2}=1+2\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{(2k-1)\zeta(2k)}{2^{2k}} $$ but, how does one prove such identity?
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Unconventional way, how to expand to Maclaurin series

Let's have function $f$ defined by: $$f(x)=2\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{e^{kx}}{k^3}-x\sum_{k=1}^{\infty}\frac{e^{kx}}{k^2},\quad x\in(-2\pi,0\,\rangle$$ My question: Can somebody expand it into a ...
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Infinite Series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{\zeta(3n)}{2^{3n}}$

I want to evaluate $$\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{\zeta(3n)}{2^{3n}}$$ let $f(z)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{1}{2^{3n}}z^{3n}$, then $$\sum_{n=1}^\infty ...
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$(1-2^{1-s})\zeta(s)$ is an entire function

Show that $(1-2^{1-s})\zeta(s)$ is an entire function, which is represented by the series $$(1-2^{1-s})\zeta(s)=1-\dfrac{1}{2^s}+\dfrac{1}{3^s}-\dfrac{1}{4^s}+\cdots$$ for $\Re{s}>1$. From the ...
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Infinite Series $\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{H_{2n+1}}{n^2}$

How can I prove that $$\sum_{n=1}^\infty\frac{H_{2n+1}}{n^2}=\frac{11}{4}\zeta(3)+\zeta(2)+4\log(2)-4$$ I think this post can help me, but I'm not sure.
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Series divergence - how precise should the answer be

Morning. I've written down some of my reasoning and arguments as to why the series diverges, however I am not certain I can safely conclude it diverges to $\infty$. Would you give it a look, please? ...
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How generalize the alternating Möbius function?

Here is what I want to do, I have this matrix: $$\displaystyle T = \begin{bmatrix} +1&+1&+1&+1&+1&+1&+1 \\ +1&-1&+1&-1&+1&-1&+1 \\ ...
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Limit $(t-1)\zeta(t)$ as $t\rightarrow 1^+$

Show that $\lim_{t\rightarrow 1^+}(t-1)\zeta(t)=1$. For $t>1$, we can use the definition $\zeta(t)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty \dfrac{1}{n^t}$, so it is approximately $\int_1^\infty \dfrac{1}{x^t}dx$. ...
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Reflections of zeros of zeta function in the critical strip

Show that if $a$ is a zero of the zeta function in the critical strip, then so are $\bar{a}$, $1-a$, and $1-\bar{a}$. The definition of $\zeta$ is ...
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Does the funcitonal equation of the zeta function apply for all reals?

If I plug in 4 for s into: $$\begin{equation} \zeta(s)=2^s\pi^{s-1}\Gamma(1-s)\sin\left(\frac{\pi s}{2}\right)\zeta(1-s). \end{equation}$$ Doesn't $$\zeta(4) = 0 $$ because of the sine function? ...
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How to prove that there are $O(T\ln T)$ zeros in the critical strip of the Riemann zeta function?

Define $F(T)$ as the number of solutions to $\zeta(a+ ti) =0$ for $0\le t\le T$ and $0<a<1$. How to show that $F(T)= O(T\ln T)$? For clarity, $\zeta$ is the Riemann zeta function, $i$ is the ...
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The multiplication formula for the Hurwitz/generalized Riemann zeta function

I'm having a difficult time showing that $$ \displaystyle \zeta(s,mz) = \frac{1}{m^{s}} \sum_{k=0}^{m-1} \zeta \left(s,z+\frac{k}{m} \right) $$ A couple of authors referred to it as an obvious fact. ...
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How does one derive this formula $\zeta(-n) =\frac{B_{n+1}}{n+1}$?

$$\zeta(-n) =-\frac{B_{n+1}}{n+1}$$ What is the motivation or the derivation of this formula?
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Dirichlet series minus Riemann zeta

Suppose $\{a_n\}$ is a sequence of complex numbers such that the sums $A_n=a_1+\cdots+a_n$ satisfy $$|A_n-nb|\leq Cn^{\sigma}$$ for all $n$, where $b\in\mathbb{C},C>0,0\leq\sigma<1$. Consider ...
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What does $\lim_{\epsilon\to 0} \frac{\zeta(1+\epsilon) + \zeta(1-\epsilon)}{2} =\gamma$ really mean?

$$\lim_{\epsilon\to 0} \frac{\zeta(1+\epsilon) + \zeta(1-\epsilon)}{2} =\gamma$$ I am somewhat familiar with the zeta function, but have not taken complex analysis, yet. I saw this on Wikipedia and ...
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Have I found correct formula? $\zeta(3)$

Have I found the correct formula? Or is this only numerical aproximation? $\zeta(3)=\frac{2{\pi}^2}{7}(\ln 2-\frac{4}{15})$ Reedited: I add another aproximation(may be better): ...