# 100 percent hypothesis

The 100% Hypothesis for asserts that

Here is the zero counting function for , and counts only the zeros on the critical line. In other words, 100 percent of the nontrivial zeros (in the sense of density) are on the critical line. An equivalent assertion is

which makes it clear that the 100% Hypothesis still allows quite a few zeros off the critical line.

The term 100% Hypothesis'' is not standard.

In contrast to most of the other conjectures in this section, the 100% Hypothesis is not motivated by applications to the prime numbers. Indeed, at present there are no known consequences of this hypothesis.

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