1. The Collatz conjectureTake any natural number n. If n is even, divide it by 2 to get n / 2. If n is odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1 to obtain 3n + 1. Repeat indefinitely. The trick is that, no matter what number you start with, you will always eventually reach 1.Maths are awesome

    The Collatz conjecture

    Take any natural number n. If n is even, divide it by 2 to get n / 2. If n is odd, multiply it by 3 and add 1 to obtain 3n + 1. Repeat indefinitely. The trick is that, no matter what number you start with, you will always eventually reach 1.

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