|Keywords:||collatz chains, math, theory|
- if the number is even, divide it by two.
- if the number is odd, triple it and add one.
n --> n / 2 if even n --> 3n + 1 if odd
- A Collatz chain is a set of numbers yielded by recursive running of this process
- Collatz chains are theorized (but not yet proven) to eventually reach "1".