Know all about National Mathematics Day

  • 22 December is celebrated as National Mathematics Day in the honour of the great mathematician Srinivas Ramanujan (22 December 1887 – 26 April 1920)
  • It was started by Manmohan Singh in 2012.
  • Ramanujan discovered a special number which is the sum of two different pair of cubes 1079= 103+93 and 1079= 123+13, hence the Srinivasa Ramanujan number is 1079.
  • The biography of Srinivas Ramanujan: ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan’
  • The English mathematician G. H. Hardy at the University of Cambridge, England recognized Ramanujan’s work as extraordinary.
  • Ramanujan was born on 22 December 1887 into a Tamil Brahmin family in Erode, Tamil Nadu, India.
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