If someone were to compile a list of the greatest mathematical equations ever, you'd see a lot of different equations. Some would say that all equations are beautiful and great. And there will be some top contenders like Euler's identity, \(e^{i\pi} +1=0\) and Einstein's extremely popular \(E=mc^2\). But today you'll see the greatest equation ever. They are actually a pair of parametric equations that look like this:

What is so special about these equations, you say? Well, when plotted, the equations look like this:

Whether you're a fan of Poke'mon or math [or both], you should enjoy this! This is easily the greatest thing I discovered while fiddling around with Woframalpha. Here are a couple of more equations plotted. I'm not adding the equations. That would take up a lot of space.

Mewtwo. Blaziken CharmanderIf you have a lot of time to spare, you can go through all of them here. There are over \(700\) of them.

And you don't have to be restricted to Poke'mon. For example, here's Batman:

If you want, you can post your favorite curves on the comments section below. Have fun!

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TopNewestHow about this one:

:P – Pranav Arora · 3 years, 6 months ago

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Here's one for all you bronies: Sonic Rainboom

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– Jake Lai · 1 year, 8 months ago

killll meeeeeeeeLog in to reply

– Mohamed Khalid · 1 year, 8 months ago

watch '' steins gate'' scientist jake laiLog in to reply

This is pure genius and mathematical art. – Christian Lee · 3 years, 6 months ago

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Great! I have a question that how did you copy those parametric equations (but it's in latex) or is it just an image? – Bhargav Das · 3 years, 6 months ago

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Fortunately, I didn't type out the whole equation because that would have taken me half an hour [give or take] at least. It's an image. If you hover your mouse cursor over the image, you can see the alt text, "When will this end?". This was a reference to how big the equations are. – Mursalin Habib · 3 years, 6 months ago

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Mursalin Habib – DreamRunner Moshi · 3 years, 6 months ago

I also have same question toLog in to reply

Is there someone that sits down trying out hundreds of combinations of equations to get the right one or do you doodle on a software and it spits out an equation? – John Muradeli · 2 years, 6 months ago

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http://i.imgur.com/4NY6Xf8.gif – Vibhu Sharma · 3 years, 5 months ago

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– Mursalin Habib · 3 years, 5 months ago

How did you find that link?Log in to reply

– Vibhu Sharma · 3 years, 5 months ago

I THINK YOU COPIED THIS EQATION FROM WOFRAMALPHA.............IAM RIGHT.......................Log in to reply

I LOVE POKEMON – Yan Yau Cheng · 3 years, 6 months ago

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how to make it? – Muhammad Ihsan · 3 years, 6 months ago

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I made this happy discovery a while back see

Graph Art – Colleen Young · 3 years, 6 months ago

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@Aareyan Manzoor@Akshay Yadav You two might love this note! – Nihar Mahajan · 1 year, 4 months ago

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– Akshay Yadav · 1 year, 4 months ago

Loved it! Thanks Nihar for telling me about it!Log in to reply

– Akshat Sharda · 1 year, 4 months ago

This note is very nice!Log in to reply

awesome man – Zaigham Abbas · 2 years, 7 months ago

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thats really cool – Will Jain · 2 years, 7 months ago

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really cool and brilliant !! – Sriram Venkatesan · 2 years, 10 months ago

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Oh my God? – Archiet Dev · 3 years, 3 months ago

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superb (y) – Kaushik Reddy · 3 years, 5 months ago

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I discovered Dilbert on WolframAlpha recently and put some fun curve links here http://colleenyoung.wordpress.com/wolframalpha/darth-vadar/

suddenly I can't see how to enter a link - something I know i have done before! – Colleen Young · 3 years, 5 months ago

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nice work – Mohamed Khalid · 3 years, 6 months ago

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Wow, nice one! :) I like the PSY one by Pranav A. and the Batman! :) Really cool – Happy Melodies · 3 years, 6 months ago

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How much time did you take to write the equation??? – Anshuman Singh · 3 years, 6 months ago

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– Mursalin Habib · 3 years, 6 months ago

Fortunately, it didn't take more than a minute. That's because I didn't type it out. It's an image.Log in to reply

Here's another one. – Rahul Saha · 3 years, 7 months ago

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Where did you get these parametric equations from? – Shaurya Gupta · 3 years, 7 months ago

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_curve or__equation to see if there exist a parametric equation of what you want. Do this on Wolfram Alpha – Daniel Liu · 3 years, 7 months agoLog in to reply