Have you ever thought why is (a+b)^2 = a^2 + 2ab + b^2? If not, then here’s a presentation why it is so. Similarly, why… 52 more words

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#### Srinivasa Ramanujan - A Biography

## Srinivasa Ramanujan – A Biography

Ramanujan’s life is full of strange contrasts. He had no formal training in mathematics but yet “he was a natural mathematical genius, in the class of Gauss and Euler.” Probably Ramanujan’s life has no parallel in the history of human thought. 3,378 more words

#### Madhava of Sangamagram

In college, we often learn of many infinite series that give the value of pi including one called the Leibniz series, named after Gottfried Leibniz. It is also called the Gregory–Leibniz series, recognizing the work of James Gregory. 40 more words

#### Pay $100 to get $1,000,000?

Rohit Gupta, who has an educational background in Chemical Engineering and describes himself as “a cosmologist who is interested in connections between physics and number theory”, is conducting an online workshop called… 186 more words

#### Aryabhata - I

476 – 550 CE (CE is the same as AD and BCE is the same as BC)

“Chaturadhikam Shatamashtagunam Dvashashtistatha Sahasranam

Ayutadvayavi Shkambhasyasanno Vrttaparinahah” – Ganita Pada, 10 – Aryabhatiya. 381 more words