Ramanujan

### It’s Time for a Breakdown (of Numbers)

Now it’s time for a breakdown… (cue En Vogue’s My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)) In particular, a breakdown of numbers!

Ramanujan

Now it’s time for a breakdown… (cue En Vogue’s My Lovin’ (You’re Never Gonna Get It)) In particular, a breakdown of numbers!

Ramanujan

“I had never seen anything in the least like [it] before” — G.H. Hardy On or about the 31st of January 1913, mathematician G.H. Hardy (1877-1947) of Trinity College at Cambridge University received a parcel of papers from Madras, India. The package included a cover letter where a young

Infinity

As I finished reading The Fault in Our Stars by John Green, perhaps what stood out the most was the phrase, “Some infinities are bigger…

Ramanujan

On or about the 31st of January 1913, mathematician G.H. Hardy (1877-1947) of Trinity College at Cambridge University received a parcel of papers from Madras, India which included a cover letter from an aspiring young Indian mathematician by the name of Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887–1920).

Ramanujan

The two different ways 1729 is expressible as the sum of two cubes are 1³ + 12³ and 9³ + 10³. The number has since become known as the Hardy-Ramanujan number, the second so-called “taxicab number”

Mathematics

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