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

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How to prove $w_2(x)>w_1(x)$?

Let $x\in\mathbb{R},x\geq 0$;$m,n\in\mathbb{N};n>2,m>>n$;$a=1,2$ and let $$ b_{j}=(j+1/4)\ln n\tag{1}$$ $$c_{j}=\frac{(2j+1)\pi^j}{2\Gamma(j)} \sum_{k=1}^{n}k^{2j}\tag{2}$$ $$w_{a}(x)=u_{a}...
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Riemann zeta-function functional equation proof

I'm reading through Titchmarch's "The Theory of the Riemann Zeta-Function" and there's a part in the functional equation proof number 3 that I haven't figured out. He defines a function $$\psi(x)=\...
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speed of divergence of $\prod_{m=1}^n (\frac{z}{m} + 1)^m$

I would like to find the speed of divergence of $\prod_{m=1}^n (\frac{z}{m} + 1)^m$ for any $z$. For example, if $|z| < 1$, doing taylor expansion we know that it is roughly $e^{zn}.$ But I need it ...
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When $\frac{\pi ^{x}}{\zeta (x)}$ is rational?

When $n$ is a positive integer, we know $$\zeta (2n)=\frac{(-1)^{n+1}B_{2n}(2\pi )^{2n}}{2(2n)!}$$ Now let's say $x>1$ is a real number. Can we say if $\frac{\pi ^{x}}{\zeta (x)}$ is a rational ...
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Help to solve $\displaystyle \frac{1}{2\pi i}\int_{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty} \frac{\zeta(2s)\zeta(s-1)}{\zeta(2s-2)} \frac{x^{s}}{s} dz $

I need help in evaluating the following contour integral: $$\frac{1}{2\pi i}\int_{c-i\infty}^{c+i\infty} \frac{\zeta(2s)\zeta(s-1)}{\zeta(2s-2)} \frac{x^{s}}{s} ds $$ It looks like a complicated ...
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Growth rate of $\zeta(n)^{-1}$

What is the asymptotic growth rate of $\frac1{\zeta(n)}$? Is it polynomial in $n$?
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Is the absolute value of the intersection of two functions related to the nontrivial zeros always equal to $\sqrt{2}$?

With $\displaystyle \chi(s)=\pi^{-\frac{s}{2}}\,\Gamma\left(\frac{s}{2}\right)$ and $K(s)=\Psi\left(\frac{s}{2}\right)-\ln(\pi)$, with $\Psi\left(s\right)$ the digamma function, then the Riemann $\xi$-...
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Root of the $\zeta(s) = s$

What is the root $s_0$ of the equation $\zeta(s) = s$, where $\zeta(s)$ is Euler zeta function? This point $s_0$ has obvious property: the segment $(1,s_0]$ to the left of it is mapping on the half-...
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Riemann zeta function at $\Re(s)=0$ and $\Re(s)=1$

Riemann zeta function at $\Re(s)=0$ and $\Re(s)=1$. What happens to the zeta function at these points? For example $\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac1{n^s}$ is defined for $\Re(s)>1$ and for $\Re(s)>0$ ...
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How to prove $\lim_{s \rightarrow \infty} \zeta(s) = 1$?

$\lim_{s \rightarrow \infty} \zeta(s) = 1$ I have seen a proof using the fact $1 \leq \zeta(s) \leq \frac{1}{1-2^{1-s}}$ but this relies on proving the inequality first which is quite cumbersome. I ...
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Is this true :$\zeta(s-1)=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{\gcd(n,n)}{{\operatorname{lcm}(n,n)}^{s}}$?

I would like to give other representation for zeta function using fundemental arithmitic I have got this: $\zeta(s-1)=\sum_{n=1}^{\infty}\frac{\gcd(n,n)}{{\operatorname{lcm}(n,n)}^{s}}$ where $\gcd(...
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Integrating $ x^{\frac{3}{2}} \frac{1}{1 + e^x} $

I'm wondering if this integral can be expressed in some compact form: $$ \int\limits_{0}^{\infty} x^{\frac{3}{2}}\frac{1}{1 + e^x}dx $$ And if not - why? I was thinking that it was somehow ...
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Euler Product Formula - Zeta Function

For $s \in \mathbb{C}$ and $\sigma = \Re(s)>1$, $$\zeta(s) = \prod\limits_{p \in \mathbb{P}}\left(1 - \frac{1}{p^s}\right)^{-1}$$ My question is: is the above correct? Or should the $s$ be ...
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What about $\lim_{x\to 1}\left(\zeta(x)-\frac{1}{x^x-1}\right)=1+\gamma$?

When I type 1 in the box lim x to, and zeta(x)-1/(x^x-1) in the box Function, of this online calculator (Wolfram Alpha) one has as output $$\lim_{x\to 1}\left(\zeta(x)-\frac{1}{x^x-1}\...
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What are the equivalent statements of GRH using the Möbius or Liouville functions?

We all know that Riemann Hypothesis can be stated as properties of $\mu$ or $\lambda$, particularly in terms of the random behaviour of those functions with "square root" bounds. Are there similar ...
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On a simplification of zeta functions.

Can you simplify the following product? With the known properties of $\zeta(x)$ $$\color\green {\frac{\zeta\left(\frac{1}{2}\right)\zeta\left(\frac{1}{3}\right)\zeta\left(\frac{1}{4}\right)}{\zeta\...
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What is the meaning of cyclically equivalence classes of multiple indices?

Can you please give me an example for the cyclic equivalence classes of multiple indices on the following set? $$ I(w,d)=\{\ (k_1,...k_d)\mid k_1+\ldots+k_d=w, k_1,...k_d \ge 1\,\}$$ where $ w$: ...
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Why $\zeta (1/2)=-1.4603545088…$?

I saw $\zeta (1/2)=-1.4603545088...$ in this link. But how can that be? Isn't $\zeta (1/2)$ divergent since $\frac{1}{\sqrt{1}}+\frac{1}{\sqrt{2}}+\frac{1}{\sqrt{3}}+..>\frac{1}{1}+\frac{1}{2}+\...
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Finding a solution to $\sum\limits_{n=1}^{n=k} \frac{1}{n^s}=0$

Finding ONE solution to: $$\sum\limits_{n=1}^{n=k} \frac{1}{n^s}=0$$ can apparently be done by iterating the following formula: $$\Large s(m+1)=\frac{\log \left(-\frac{1}{\sum _{n=1}^{k-1} \frac{1}{...
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We derive the nontrivial zeta zeros from the primes - can we use the same method to derive a set from the zeros, and in general for some set {S}?

The number of primes less than a given $x$ have an asymptotic formula and from that, we get a pretty good approximation. The error term between this approximation and the actual value comes from the ...
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A problem on simplification $\operatorname{Li_3}\frac{1}{3}$

Can you simplify $$\large\operatorname{Li_3} \frac{1}{3} $$ It might be impotant to note that $$\operatorname{Li_3}\frac{1}{2}=\frac{7\zeta(3)}{8}+\frac{\log^3 2}{6}-\frac{\pi^2\log 2}{12}$$ But I ...
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Easy computations using the functional equations for Riemann and Gamma functions

Let $\zeta(z)$ the Riemann Zeta function and $\Gamma(z)$, the Gamma function. I've deduced easily an equation involving these functions. I don't known if it is useful, if there are mistakes in my ...
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If these two expressions for calculating the prime counting function are equal, why doesn't this work?

So I've seen some different explanations of how the zeros of the zeta function can predict the prime counting function. The common example is that $$\pi(x)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty \frac{\mu(n)}{n}J(x^{1/...
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Did Hardy prove that there are countably, or uncountably many zeros on the line Re$(s)=1/2$ of $\zeta(s)$?

It's known that Hardy proved that there are infinitely many zeros of $\zeta(s)$ on the line Re$(s)=\frac{1}{2}$, but did he prove it's countably infinite? Or uncountable?
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can this functional of the Hardy Z function be written as an elliptic theta function?

Can H(t), Equation 33 of http://vixra.org/pdf/1510.0475v7.pdf be expressed as an elliptic theta or related function ? $H(t)= {\frac {4\,i\zeta \left( -i/2 \left( i-2\,t \right) \right) \pi \, \...
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Modular Euler product?

We know the Euler product. $$\zeta (s)=\prod_{p}\frac{p^{s}}{p^{s}-1}$$ I wonder if there is formula or any kind of work for this kind of prime product below? $$\prod_{p\equiv a \ (mod \ b)}\frac{p^...
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Seeking possibility of more elementary means of evaluating an improper integral.

It can be shown that $\int_0^\infty -\log{(1-e^{-x})}=\zeta(2)$ by expanding out the integral as $\log(1-z)$, exchanging summation and integration, then summing up the integrals. I am wondering if ...
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An Analogous Riemann Integral

$$1=\sum_{n=2}^\infty (\zeta (n)-1)$$ is a fairly well known result W|A validates this result Is there a closed form to the analogous integral: $$\text{?}=\int_2^\infty \text{d}x \, (\zeta(x)-1)$$ ...
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Why are the trivial zeros of the Riemann zeta function only negative?

The functional equation of the Riemann zeta function is $$\zeta(s)=2^s\pi^{s-1}\sin(s\pi/2)\Gamma(1-s)\zeta(1-s)$$ clearly $2^s$ and $\pi^{1-s}$ are never equal to zero on the complex plane, and ...
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Difficult expression of sum

I wanna show that $\sum{\frac{1}{k^{4}}}=\frac{\pi^{4}}{90}$. For this, I know that $$\sin(z)=z-\dfrac{z^{3}}{3!}+\dfrac{z^{5}}{5!}-\dfrac{z^{7}}{7!}+\cdots$$ On the other hand, also know that $$\...
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Wouldn't the Riemann hypothesis rule out a formula to predict primes? [closed]

Prime formula: a deterministic way to predict primes. Riemann hypothesis: implies "primes are random". If RH is true will we never have a useful prime formula?
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zeros/poles of Laplace transforms of Dirac combs (Riemann zeta function)

let's define $p_\alpha(n) = \displaystyle\int_1^n x^\alpha dx$ so that $\left\{\begin{array}{lll} p_0(n) &=& n-1 \\ p_{-1}(n) &=& \ln n \\ p_\alpha(n) &=& \frac{\textstyle n^...
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Convexity of the Riemann-zeta function without derivative

Proving that the $\zeta$ function is convex on $(1,+\infty)$ is pretty simple if we use the derivative, but is there a proof without using derivative? I'm allowed to use just the definition of the ...
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Riemann zeta and Dirichlet eta functions, and Cauchy-Riemann equations

Taking the complex argument of the complex number $2$ as $0$, I've computed for complex numbers $s=x+iy$ $$1-2^{1-s}=1-2^{1-x}(\cos(y\log 2)-i\sin(y\log 2)),$$ in the equation $$\frac{\eta(s)}{\zeta(...
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Product of two series to get a series decomposition of zeta in the critical strip

$\def\sfrac#1#2{% \small#1% \kern-.05em\lower0.1ex/\kern-.025em% \lower0.4ex\small#2}$I've been working on gaining an intuitive understanding of the analytic continuation of the zeta ...
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Does this limit involving the Dirichlet eta function and the Riemann zeta function make sense?

Let $p_n$ the sequence of prime numbers (and you will consider below, too, the sequence $\frac{1}{n}$ with $n>1$). And if it isn't wrong for $0<\Re s<1$ the known equation between Dirichlet ...
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What are the conditions on this Riemann-Zeta function functional equation?

I am a huge fan of the Riemann Zeta function's functional equation: $$\large{\color\green{\zeta(x)=2^x \Gamma(1-x)\zeta(1-x)\pi^{x-1}\sin\frac{\pi x}{2}}}$$ I am curious as to what conditions on $x$ ...
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Conjecture $\int_0^1\ln\ln\left(\frac{1+x}{1-x}\right)\frac{\ln x}{1-x^2}\,dx\stackrel?=\frac{\pi^2}{24}\,\ln\left(\frac{A^{36}}{16\,\pi^3}\right)$

I did some numeric experiments with integrals involving double logarithms (because they received much interest both on this site and in published papers, sometimes under names of Malmsten—Vardi&...
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How can I prove that $\zeta(2n) = (-1)^{n+1}\frac{B_{2n}(2\pi)^{2n}}{2(2n)!}$? [duplicate]

I tried to prove this with Valli's equation: $\frac{sinx}{x} = \prod(1-\frac{x^{2}}{(n\pi)^{2}})$ and use $\frac{d(ln(sin(x)))}{dx} = i + \frac{2i}{e^{2ix}-1}$. Maybe it's better to use Taylor's ...
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Fault in proof of $\zeta(2) = \frac{\pi^2}{6}$

Consider the proof of: $$\zeta(2) = \frac{\pi^{2}}{6}$$ So the proof assume that (because of Euler decomposition) $$\frac{\sin(x)}{x} = \prod_{n > 0}\left(1 - \frac{x^{2}}{(n\pi)^{2}}\right)$$ ...
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$L$-function absolutely convergent for $\text{Re}(s) > 1$, condition for $L(s, \chi)$ converging for $\text{Re}(s) > 0$?

I have two questions related to here. Let $K$ be a number field, $Cl(K)$ the ideal class group, $\chi: Cl(K) \to \mathbb{C}^\times$ a homomorphism. If $\mathfrak{a} \subset \mathcal{O}_K$ is any ...
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Product of two absolutely convergent Dirichlet series

We have$$(f * g)(n) = \sum_{d \mid n} f(d)g(n/d).$$How do I see that if the two Dirichlet series$$F(s) = \sum_{n =1}^\infty f(n)n^{-s},\text{ }G(s) = \sum_{n=1}^\infty g(n)n^{-s}$$converge absolutely ...
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Is there a special value for $\frac{\zeta'(2)}{\zeta(2)} $?

The answer to an integral involved $\frac{\zeta'(2)}{\zeta(2)}$, but I am stuck trying to find this number - either to a couple decimal places or exact value. In general the logarithmic deriative of ...
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Can be justified this formula for $\zeta(2n+1)$

Can be justified for integers $n\geq 1$ that $$\zeta(2n+1)=\prod_{\text{p, prime}}\frac{1-\sigma(p^{2n})^{-1}}{1-p^{-2n}}?$$ Truly I don't know if I am wrong another time, when I use for an integer $...
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Residue of $\frac{\text{cot}(\pi z)}{z^6}$ at $0$

I am trying to compute $\zeta(6)$ = $\sum_1^{\infty} \frac{1}{n^6}$; I generally know how to do this using a residue-based proof, but I am stuck at the last bit, namely calculating the residue of $\...
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Books on Zeta Regularization Product

Does anybody know some book on zeta regularization, and the zeta regularization product? I'm quite interested on the topic but I would need a book with some review...
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How to prove an equation involving $\sum_{p,n}\frac{\log (p)}{p^{n/2}}\delta_{\log (p^n)}(y)$

My context is that I could assume as true statements (I say this since claims about the type of convergence could be difficult to me) the first equation in [1], that could be written as the derivative ...
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Something fishy in the Zeta function

Recently I came across the Riemmann representation of the Zeta function as follows: $$\zeta (s) = (2^s)(\pi^s-1) \sin(\frac {\pi s} 2) \Gamma(1-s) \zeta(1-s) .$$ Now, I went ahead to calculate the ...
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Is it possible to compute $\Gamma(\rho_k)$ or $\zeta(3+2\omega_k)$, when $\rho_k=\frac{1}{2}+i\omega_k$ is a nontrivial zero of Riemann zeta function?

I believe that I can to use the equation (1) (from reference [1]), a well known equation involving the Gamma function, Riemann zeta function and the theta function $\psi(x)=\sum_{n=1}^\infty e^{-n^2\...
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Why do you need to prove the error term goes to zero for the complete derivation of the Euler Product Formula?

I am doing a project on the Riemann-Zeta Function which begins by examining the Euler Product Formula. I understand the proof up until the point where it is made 'rigorous'. In other words, I ...