Ramanujan - the smallest number to be able to be...

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Srinivasa Ramanujan is notorious for his ability to quickly and effectively solve math mysteries, equations, and problems. Ramanujan’s work included a wide range of mathematical topics, including pi and fundamental discriminants. Ramunjan discovered one of the fastest methods to calculate the infinite series for pi. Ramanujan’s most famous conjecture involves the size of a tau function. Ramanujan, along with G.H. Hardy, discovered that the number 1729 is
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Unformatted text preview: the smallest number to be able to be represented as the sum of two different cubes. Twelve cubed(1728) plus one cubed equals 1729 and nine cubed (729) plus ten cubed (1000) equals 1729. Hardy was not as interested as Ramanujan was with the number 1729 and its mathematical intrigue....
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This note was uploaded on 10/17/2011 for the course MATH Math 135 taught by Professor Staff during the Fall '10 term at Rutgers.

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