## 29 MayAHSEC 2014 Question Papers - Part I

We are very pleased to announce that we have been able to find the Assam State Higher Secondary Education Council (AHSEC) 2014 question papers for a few subjects, thanks to our team member, Bishal Deb. Here are some of those available for download: Physics (Theory) Computer Science and...

## 13 May50 Multiple Choice Questions

Find the correct option:   1) The units digit of the number $$17^{1983}+11^{1983}-7^{1983}$$ is A) 3 B) 1 C) 9 D) 2   2) If $$G$$ is a cyclic group of order 24 and $$a^{2002}=a^n$$ where $$a\in G$$ and $$0<n<24.$$ Then the value of $$n$$ is A) 4 B) 6 C) 8 D) 10   3) The ring $$Z[x]$$...

## 13 MayHomi Jehangir Bhabha, the Renaissance Man

Bhabha is a great lover of music, a gifted artist, a bril-liant engineer and an outstanding scientist. He is the modern equivalent of Leonardo da Vinci. — Sir C V Raman at the Annual Meeting of the Indian Academy of Science, Nagpur, 1941 Homi Jehangir Bhabha was...

## 13 MayInterview with Tony Chan (陳繁昌)

Professor Tony Fan-Cheong Chan is currently President of the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology. He was previously Assistant Director of the US National Science Founda-tion (NSF) in charge of the Mathematical and Physical Sciences Directorate, which is the largest directorate of the NSF...

## 12 MayStatistics Quiz (I)

1) For a forward difference table the points $$(x_0,y_0),(x_1,y_1),(x_2,y_2),dots$$ with $$h=x_1-x_0=x_2-x_1=dots$$ so on, and for the function $$y=x^n,$$ say, which of the following statements is true? A) $$frac{Delta^2y_0}{h^2}=12$$ B) $$frac{dy}{dx}=3x^2$$ C) $$frac{d^2y}{dx^2}=6x|_2=12$$ D) $$frac{Delta^2y_0}{h^2}=frac{d^2y}{dx^2}|_{x=x_1}$$   2) “If $$f(x)$$ is continuous in $$(a,b),$$ then for any $$x$$ in that interval, we shall...

## 12 MayJugendtraum of a Mathematician

1. Kronecker’s Jugendtraum There is a phrase “Kronecker’s Jugendtraum (dream of youth)” in mathematics. Leopold Kronecker was a German mathematician who worked in the latter half of the 19th century. He obtained his degree at the University of Berlin in 1845 when he was 22 years...

## 08 Mayराष्ट्रीय गणित ओलिंपियाड – 2014

समय: चार घंटा फ्ररवरी 02, 2014 निर्देश: • किसी भी तरह कैलकुलेतर तथा चांदा (protractor) के उपयीग की अनुमति नहीं है। • पैमाना (ruler) तथा परकार (compass) उपयीग किये जा सकते हैं। • सभी प्रश्नों का उत्तर दीजिये। सभी प्रश्नों के अंक समान हैं। अधिकतम अंक: 102 • प्रत्येक प्रश्न के...

## 08 Mayগণিতৰ দৰে সৰল আৰু নিৰ্মল একোৱে হ’ব নোৱাৰে

[caption id="attachment_5744" align="aligncenter" width="543"] Art : Tamanna Hassan (Tara), Class IV,Kendriya Vidyalaya CRPF, Nine Mile.[/caption]...

## 24 AprThe Genesis of Topology

[In Historical Perspective]      [Creators of Modern Topology] There are indications that there is growing interest among mathematicians in the history of the development of Mathematics. We believe that the there is reason to be glad with such a tendency. After many hundred years of explosive development,...

## 24 AprNumberland

[caption id="attachment_5730" align="aligncenter" width="627"] Art : Bedanga Kakaty, Class X.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5731" align="aligncenter" width="630"] Art : Nilotpal Kakati, HS 2nd year student.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5732" align="aligncenter" width="629"] Art : Nilotpal Kakati, HS 2nd year student.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5735" align="aligncenter" width="631"] Art : Nilotpal Kakati, HS 2nd year student.[/caption] [caption id="attachment_5736" align="aligncenter"...