[poem] Harmonic Noise


Whenever I am in distress I write a poem, my earlier two poems were on human beings but this one is on a mathematical concept, namely \frac{1}{n} \rightarrow 0 as n \rightarrow \infty  but \sum \frac{1}{n} \rightarrow \infty

Harmonic Noise

One day I heard something musical,
It sounded to me mystical.
Since it was ordered,
A harmonic pattern was being followed.
The pattern was elegant,
It was inverse of each natural number element.
I made the number elements bigger hero,
The pattern approached symmetrical zero.
When I summed up the pattern without bound,
I got only noise without any musical sound.

For more details about Harmonic series refer Wikipedia: https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Harmonic_series_(mathematics)


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  1. Pingback: Carnival of Mathematics 132 | The Math Less Traveled

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