2022, Vol. 3, Issue 2, Part A
A proof of the collatz conjecture
Author(s): Zhang Yue
Abstract: Using the mathematical induction, the present paper proves that with respect to all of the arbitrary positive natural numbers, if the starting number n is odd, let it become 3n+1, if it is even, let it become n÷2, successively carry on the calculation in terms of the rule, eventually, the result will always become 1. Therefore, the paper proves the Collatz conjecture.
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Zhang Yue. A proof of the collatz conjecture. Journal of Mathematical Problems, Equations and Statistics. 2022; 3(2): 67-68.