Collatz conjecture
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English[edit]
Etymology[edit]
Named after Lothar Collatz, who first proposed it in 1937.
Proper noun[edit]
 (mathematics) The conjecture that the process of taking a number n and, if n is even, dividing it by 2, or if n is odd, multiplying it by 3 and adding 1, then repeating this process, will eventually yield 1.
Translations[edit]
mathematics: a conjecture
