## 24 Jun Phi, the Golden Ratio

Gonit Sora has been able to obtain a copy of a talk on $$Phi$$ given by Mr. Arun Mahanta, Kalibaor College. Please click here to download....

Gonit Sora has been able to obtain a copy of a talk on $$Phi$$ given by Mr. Arun Mahanta, Kalibaor College. Please click here to download....

Bruce C. Berndt is an American mathematician working on analytic number theory. Prof. Berndt is at present, Professor of Mathematics at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. His main research interest lies in the works of Ramanujan and he has taken the task of editing and...

Every Indian, no matter whatever is his mathematical prowess or his profession knows about a certain gentleman born in Erode, Tamil Nadu on 22nd December 1887 – S. Ramanujan. The modern Indian tradition in mathematics got a jolting shift with the advent of the sheer...

Let’s begin by Quoting William Schaff: 'probably no symbol in mathematics has evoked as much mystery, romanticism, misconception and human interest as the number $$pi$$...

This theorem was first proved by Hermite in 1873. The below proof is near the one given by Hurwitz. We at first derive a couple of auxiliary results. Let $$f(x)$$ be any polynomial of degree $$ mu$$ and $$ F(x)$$ the sum of its derivatives, $$displaystyle F(x)...

1. The greatest number of Mondays that can occur in the first 45 days of a year is ___? Ans: 7 If the first day is a Monday, then every seventh day is also a Monday, and Monday falls on the following numbered days: 1, 8, 15,...

In a great news for the Indian mathematical community, renowned mathematician and computer scientist Ravindran Kanan has been awarded the prestigious Knuth Prize for the year 2011. Ravi Kannan is currently a Principal Researcher at Microsoft Research India, where he leads the algorithms research group. He...

Mathematical Model is the expression that we reflect a problem in mathematical language. Every individual literate or illiterate uses it. We all are applying it in our day-to-day life. If we know how to make a model to a situation it makes easy to tackle...

The 15–puzzle is a children’s game (for children of all ages) to which we apply the theory of the symmetric group in order to make some adult observations. The 15–puzzle is a 44 frame holding movable squares, numbered from 1 to 15 with one space left...

The gigantic leap in the twentieth century mathematics was the outcome of two major events. The first belonged to the historic Presidential keynote address by the celebrated German mathematician Prof David Hillbert at the second international Congress in Paris in 1990. His address, at the...