The Mathematical Intelligencer

, Volume 5, Issue 3, pp 59–60 | Cite as

A proof that euler missed: evaluating ζ(2) the easy way

  • Tom M. Apostol


Straightforward Manner Short Proof California Institute Multiple Integral Geometric Series 
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Authors and Affiliations

  • Tom M. Apostol
    • 1
  1. 1.California Institute of TechnologyPasadena

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