By Bruce C. Berndt
Srinivasa Ramanujan is, arguably, the best mathematician that India has produced. His tale is sort of strange: even if he had no formal schooling inmathematics, he taught himself, and controlled to supply many very important new effects. With the aid of the English quantity theorist G. H. Hardy, Ramanujan acquired a scholarship to visit England and learn arithmetic. He died very younger, on the age of 32, forsaking 3 notebooks containing virtually 3000 theorems, almost all with no evidence. G. H. Hardy and others strongly prompt that notebooks be edited and released, and the result's this sequence of books. This quantity dealswith Chapters 1-9 of ebook II; every one theorem is both proved, or a connection with an evidence is given.
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