Some numbers have really curious properties! Below are 3 such 3-digit numbers. 196-Algorithm A palindromic number is a number (in some base b) that is the same… Read more “3 Interesting 3-digit Numbers”

# Category: Mathematics

## Counting and the Mind

Here is an interesting fact taken verbatim from the book “A Passion for Mathematics” by Clifford A Pickover. Question I quickly toss a number of marbles onto… Read more “Counting and the Mind”

## Some Mathematical GIFs

Here are some GIFs I have collected over internet that explain mathematical ideas. The following GIF explain what is meant by tangent/parallel lines and asymptotes. The following… Read more “Some Mathematical GIFs”

## Spherical Trigonometry and Navigational Calculations

Introduction Navigation is the process of planning, recording, and controlling the movement of a craft or vehicle from one location to another. The word derives from the… Read more “Spherical Trigonometry and Navigational Calculations”

## From Ramanujan

This is a collection of formulas discovered by the Indian Mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887-1920) that appears in the book “A Passion for Mathematics” by Clifford A Pickover.… Read more “From Ramanujan”

## The Struggle for Riemann Hypothesis

David Hilbert in in his 1900 address to the Paris International Congress of Mathematicians, listed the Riemann Hypothesis as one of his 23 problems for mathematicians of… Read more “The Struggle for Riemann Hypothesis”

## Srinivasa Ramanujan and Taxicab Numbers

Srinivasa Ramanujan (1887 – 1920) was an Indian mathematician who made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. He was born in… Read more “Srinivasa Ramanujan and Taxicab Numbers”