that`s by far the most gorgeous math equation of all time. It combines the 5 most important numbers in all of mathematics into one sleek expression. So amazing.

That said, seriously? you`re gonna get it engraved on your back? >_<

This is stupid. Definitely not the prettiest equation. Euler? Seriously? Hahahaha, what a tool! Complex conjugates and imaginary unit circles? "Ooooo lookit my pretty circle! I draws it, but it doesn`t really exist! "

Given enough time, I think a spyphilitic monkey with down-syndrome could have pooped this out.

The prettiest would either be the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Newton`s first law or my personal favorite:

@Spider sol The point of writing it this way is to show "the beautiful relationship between 5 seemingly unrelated numbers" according to my Calc. book :-P This way includes 0 as well, which is a pretty important number.

Ya know, stardagger, I agree. It`s her body, she should be able to do that if she likes. I don`t care for it, for me, but I`d like it better in ink... lol XD It is really well done though, I have to admit.

well it`s a whole heap more original than skulls, flames daggers, roses and "mum". I would quite happily have that inked if I thought I could explain it.....

jamesuyt asked: "Why not just write e^i(pi) = -1?"

It is a matter of beauty. Because, as mentioned by others already, e,i,pi,1,0 are fundamental mathematical constants.

e - Euler`s number, base of natural logarithms i - imaginary unit of the complex numbers pi - ratio of a circle`s circumference to diameter (in Euklidian Space) 1 - multiplicative identity (multiplying with one does not change a number) 0 - additive identity (adding zero does not change a number)

Why would nayone scar himself with a boring equation like e^i(pi) = -1? But then, why would anyone scar himself ...?

Correct me if I`m wrong but I`m fairly sure this isn`t a tattoo, but rather self-induced burn scars ... branding i think it`s called ... pretty interesting though, to say the least

Epsilon, unit, imaginary unit, pi and zero - probably the four most important constants in math. There they are, all in a single equation. Can I buy you a drink?

"Doubt that means anything what so ever to the bitch." maybe, but I`d hope that anyone who went through the time and pain to get this permanently etched into her skin would have some grasp of mathematics. Then again, a guy I know has the first 100 or so digits of Pi spiraling from his shoulder to his elbow and he never studied mathematics. It`s still a drating sweet tat. I did study math in college, but I don`t think I`ll be getting any math tats- mainly because I`ve forgotten virtually everything I learned.

Was it worth it? Eulers identity is the most beautiful mathamatical statement ever created! athis will get the attention of any nerd which sees it and it`s the Kim Kardation of the math world (well, without the nudity or so on)

"what a dumb idea. something tells me that these people dont live long lives, because life is about survival of the fittest ( or smartest)"

oh yes. very dumb to have a mathematical equation of some great significance on her back. just because it`s something you would not do does not make them dumb.

you sound like a rude person who argues about things they don`t know. and fittest means, biologically speaking, those that produce the most offspring. not necessarily strong. not necessarily smart. they just don`t get eaten, then they have babies, they are biologically fit to cast their genes onward.

- Ugh, great... everyone`s getting Euler`s Identity now--it`s like the tribal tattoo of the `00s.
I think I`m in love

no.

I want four.

That said, seriously? you`re gonna get it engraved on your back? >_<

Given enough time, I think a spyphilitic monkey with down-syndrome could have pooped this out.

The prettiest would either be the Heisenberg uncertainty principle, Newton`s first law or my personal favorite:

The time-dependent Schrodinger wave equation.

which is impossible as there is no log of -1 in any base, which is why i is an imaginary number

what, e, i, pi, 1 and 0?

Yes I know just how nerdy I sound.

Granted they are the same, that`s just the way I learned it; it sounds better. Oh, and I never liked the +1=0 part. We always wrote e^(pi*i)=-1

+ couch=FAT

The point of writing it this way is to show "the beautiful relationship between 5 seemingly unrelated numbers" according to my Calc. book :-P

This way includes 0 as well, which is a pretty important number.

It is really well done though, I have to admit.

I would quite happily have that inked if I thought I could explain it.....

Unless there`s something I`m not getting?

It is a matter of beauty. Because, as mentioned by others already, e,i,pi,1,0 are fundamental mathematical constants.

e - Euler`s number, base of natural logarithms

i - imaginary unit of the complex numbers

pi - ratio of a circle`s circumference to diameter (in Euklidian Space)

1 - multiplicative identity (multiplying with one does not change a number)

0 - additive identity (adding zero does not change a number)

Why would nayone scar himself with a boring equation like e^i(pi) = -1? But then, why would anyone scar himself ...?

maybe, but I`d hope that anyone who went through the time and pain to get this permanently etched into her skin would have some grasp of mathematics. Then again, a guy I know has the first 100 or so digits of Pi spiraling from his shoulder to his elbow and he never studied mathematics. It`s still a drating sweet tat. I did study math in college, but I don`t think I`ll be getting any math tats- mainly because I`ve forgotten virtually everything I learned.

oh yes. very dumb to have a mathematical equation of some great significance on her back. just because it`s something you would not do does not make them dumb.

you sound like a rude person who argues about things they don`t know. and fittest means, biologically speaking, those that produce the most offspring. not necessarily strong. not necessarily smart. they just don`t get eaten, then they have babies, they are biologically fit to cast their genes onward.