# Most Powerful Equation?

Discussion in 'Physics & Math' started by Reiku, Oct 19, 2007.

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hahahahaha

5. ### YordaRegistered Senior Member

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a french guy showed it to me.

what specifically don't i understand?

7. ### fmonroyRegistered Senior Member

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and any explanation?

8. ### YordaRegistered Senior Member

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here. scroll down to the end of the page for the explanation, but you mite have to read the whole page to get it.

9. ### BenTheManDr. of Physics, Prof. of LoveValued Senior Member

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Damn that is too funny.

Thank you.

10. ### Steve100O͓͍̯̬̯̙͈̟̥̳̩͒̆̿ͬ̑̀̓̿͋ͬ ̙̳ͅ ̫̪̳͔OValued Senior Member

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F=ma seems to be the most useful one for me at the moment.

11. ### devireRegistered Member

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P = W / t.

^^^ now that is a very powerful equation right there.

lol.

12. ### DieDailyRegistered Member

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Yarda's infinitiy = phi equation would be the winner, if it were actually an equation! However, I think there is are only a couple of important equations and they are:

1+0=1 and 1+1=2

...the entire remainder are just derivatives...lol

13. ### funkstarratsknufValued Senior Member

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Thou shalt not commit thread necromancy!

14. ### prometheusviva voce!Registered Senior Member

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This is not the Schrödinger equation, it's the Dirac equation

$\left( \beta m + \sum_{i=1}^3 \alpha_i p_i \right) \psi\left( x \right) = i \frac{\partial \psi}{\partial t}$

The Schrödinger equation:

$\left(- \frac{1}{2m} \nabla^2 + V(x) \right) \psi = i \frac{\partial \psi}{\partial t}$

$\left(\hbar = c =1 \right)$

oops!

15. ### gluonBannedBanned

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I made this thread yonks and yonks ago. Buti still remember the equations was a copy and paste job from a computer file i had, and i now realize it was the wrong equation.

Funnily enough, with me not checking it twice, no one else but you had noticed the discrepency.

16. ### John ConnellanValued Senior Member

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So important in meteorology:

17. ### LogicTechRegistered Member

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You really do hate draqon do you?

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Anyways, on topic:

I like this one, E=mc^2, arguably one of the most powerful equations in the known universe.

That, and e^(i*pi) + 1 = 0. One of the most elegant proofs in mathematics.

18. ### camilusthe villain with x-ray glassesRegistered Senior Member

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in physics, the work-energy theorem, first law of thermodynamics, and Bernoulli's equation.

most important equation overall, Euler's formula mentioned above.

19. ### camilusthe villain with x-ray glassesRegistered Senior Member

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oh, and newtons laws of course.