National Mathematics Day being celebrated on Srinivasa Ramanujan’s birth anniversary

Every year 22nd December is observed as National Mathematics Day to celebrate birth anniversary of great Indian Mathematician autodidact Srinivasa Ramanujan.

This year, it will be the 127th birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan.

About Srinivasa Ramanujan

He was born on 22nd December, 1887 in Erode district of Tamil Nadu.

He was considered as doyen of number theory, infinite series, mathematical analysis, and making formulas and equations without any formal training in pure mathematics.

Key contributions:

  • As a mathematical genius, he had compiled more than 3900 mathematical results and equations.
  • His Ramanujan Prime and Ramanujan theta discoveries had inspired further research on this mathematical subject.
  • Along with British Mathematician Hardy, Ramanujan had discovered the smallest number represented as sum of two cubes 1729 which is known as Hardy-Ramanujan number.

Background

In 2011, Union Government had declared 22nd December as ‘National Mathematics Day’ to celebrate his 125th birth anniversary. Government also had declared, 2012 as National Mathematics Year.

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  • Deepak Kumar
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    What a mathematical genius is Ramanujan!!!!!!!!HAPPY BIRTHDAY SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN !! THE NATIONAL MATHEMATICS DAY!

  • Abhijith
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    RAMANUJAN has given rise to the Indian Mathematicians and influenced children to pursue career in Maths. Many Many HAPPY RETURNS OF THE DAY TO ONE OF THE GREATEST GENIUS OF THE WORLD.

  • A kay
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    Happy birthday Ramanujan. …………One of the great Indian mathematician of India. .I feel proud to be an indian

  • happy
    Reply

    nice 2222222222222222much yaar

  • Buddhpriy Budha
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    Happy birth day…….

  • aniaa singh
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    a person is a great person only if he does something worth remembering…and our great mathematician Ramanujan has contributed a lot to the indian society…proud

    • aniaa singh

      dont you all agree with my words#deepak abhijeeth A kay happy buddhpriy..mmm