The Riemann Hypothesis, known as a famous conjecture in mathematics, was proposed in 1859 by Bernhard Riemann in his paper "On the number of primes less than a given magnitude." The hypothesis makes a statement about the zeroes, or roots, of the similarly named Riemann Zeta function. Roots are complex numbers in this case, and it states that the only roots that exist, when the real portion of those numbers are greater than 0 and less than 1, are those where the real portion is exactly equal to 1/2.

There are numerous resources on the function and hypothesis, how they relate to other problems in mathematics, of which there are many, and the title of this page is linked to Wikipedia for quick reference. This page is dedicated to a recent explanation of the hypothesis based on a closely related function that is commonly used in conjunction with the Zeta function, the Dirichlet Eta function.

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The Requirements on the Non-trivial Roots of the Riemann Zeta via the Dirichlet Eta Sum

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