Top Ten Coolest Mathematical Equations

Nerds and geeks alike, cast your votes on your favourite equations used in mathematics, science, economics; whatever you please.

The Top Ten

1 Schrödinger Equation [(-ħ/2m)Δ^2Ψ+VΨ=iħ(δΨ/δt)]

My god I could sense everything into this very unique complex structured equation like oh my god I could sense that this equation as the infinitness of reality and the pure center structure of atoms like holy jedi god this is the most important and most extraordinary equation that has ever existed! - Kevinsidis

Oh my God! What the hell is all this?! Symbols and what not. This is 'cool?! ' I just don't get it. Explain, I demand! - Britgirl

Love this equation. So much. Everything about it is brilliant! - PositronWildhawk

Perfect I'm gonna learn that next year - Rhapsody

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2 Maxwell's Equations [Δ.D=ρ, Δ.B=0, ΔxE=-δB/δt, ΔxH=J+δD/δt]

I have no idea what this is but it looks nice - Teravolt1422

3 Einstein's Mass-energy Equivalence Formula [E=mc^2]

Not only is it cool, but most people have heard of it! It's well known! - Beatlesboy9

I like this, Einstein! - HezarioSeth

I always forget what c is. I know e am m, though. - Lucretia

4 General Relativity Formula [Gμν=8πG(Tμν+ρΛgμν)]

There is more to General than Special!

5 Law of Gravitation [F=G(m1m2/d^2)]

I hate this one always trap me - Rhapsody

6 Wave Equation [δ^2u/δt^2=c^2(δ^2u/δx^2)]
7 Fourier Transform [f(ζ)=ʃf(x)e^(-2πixζ)δx]
8 Euler's Formula [e^iπ=-1]

Most beautiful equation in maths
Has one one, one plus, one multiplication sign, one exponential sign!

I have a low-key obsession with this identity, although I prefer to see it written as "e^iπ + 1 = 0." - PetSounds

9 Bernoulli Equation [P1+½ρ(v1)^2+ρgh1=P2+½ρ(v2)^2+ρgh2]

One of the coolest one in fluid mechanics because of the symmetry in its look and use. It's one of the easiest to remember! - Kiteretsunu

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10 Planck's Law [E=hf]

I've learnt it recently so useful - Rhapsody

The Contenders

11 Newton's Second Law [F=ma]

The heart of dynamics - Rhapsody

12 Riemann Zeta Function [ζ(s)=Π((p^s)/((p^s)-1))]
13 L = (1/2)dv^2sCL
14 Principle of Least Action [δS≥0]
15 Heisenberg's Uncertainty Principle [ΔxΔp≥ћ/2]
16 Schwartzchild Radius Formula [rs=2GM/c^2]

Adore this one as well. Awesome stuff! - PositronWildhawk

17 Escape Velocity Formula [ve=sqrt(2GM/r)]
18 Q = KAT(t2-t1)/L
19 Central Limit Theorem [lim_n->∞ P( √n(Sn - µ) ≤ z ) = Φ(z/σ)]

I think this is one of the most important equations in mathematics. - Flav

20 Fundamental Theorem of Calculus d/dx a-xʃf(t)dt = f(x)
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Top Remixes

1. Schrödinger Equation [(-ħ/2m)Δ^2Ψ+VΨ=iħ(δΨ/δt)]
2. Maxwell's Equations [Δ.D=ρ, Δ.B=0, ΔxE=-δB/δt, ΔxH=J+δD/δt]
3. General Relativity Formula [Gμν=8πG(Tμν+ρΛgμν)]
1. Einstein's Mass-energy Equivalence Formula [E=mc^2]
2. Newton's Second Law [F=ma]
3. Planck's Law [E=hf]



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