Math and Arithmetic

Algebra

What is the solution to the collatz problem?

## Answer

###### Wiki User

###### June 28, 2017 8:14AM

The Collatz conjecture is known to be true up to approx 5.5*10^18 but that does not prove it to be true. In 1972 John Conway proved that Collatz-type problems can be formally undecidable, so there may be no solution.

###### Wiki User

###### June 27, 2017 6:17PM

As of 2017, that's an UNVOLVED PROBLEM. Nobody knows the solution!