The Most Beautiful Equation

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Equations aren't that exciting to look at, but occasionally, something nice pops up. Before we reveal the show piece, look at this fun equation:

The McDonalds Graph

So by plotting the complex looking equation, we get the McDonalds arches. 

This might be tasty, but it's not exactly beauty. 


The Most Beautiful Equation in Maths

If you're looking for a quick answer, here it is, it's called Euler's Identity

There are 5 parts to this number:

0 - represents nothingness

1 - a singularity, unity, or a unit of counting

e - a mathematical number representing exponential growth, seen widely in natural observations. Its value is 2.718..... it is irrational

i - the square root of -1. A complex number, giving rise to complex solutions of graphs that do not have real number solutions. 

π - the ratio between the diameter and circumference of a circle


Together, these vastly different mathematical concepts and observations come together to from mathematical beauty.