National Mathematics Day is a day of great pride for the whole of India. The great mathematician Ramanujan was born on this very day.
This day is celebrated all over the world as ‘Mathematics Day’. Ramanujan not only distinguished mathematics, but also gave some theorems and formulas which are still widely used today and which are very useful.
Every year on 22nd December, the country commemorates Ramanujan’s contribution. In a very short time, he informed everyone about fractions, infinite series, number theory, mathematical analysis.
He made significant contributions in the field of mathematics. Along with Aryabhata, Brahmagupta and Mahavira, Ramanujan is also named.
Why national Mathematics day is celebrated?
This day is celebrated on such a large scale to increase the interest of all towards mathematics. The main purpose of this is to increase the tendency of the new generation towards mathematics who are eager to learn new things very fast.
A look at Ramanujan’s life journey
Srinivas Iyengar Ramanujan was born on 22 December 1887 in the village of Erode in Coimbatore. He was born in a Brahmin family.
He is one of the most important mathematicians in the country and in the world. It is said that he loved mathematics since childhood. The Government of India has declared 22nd December as National Mathematics Day in honor of his birth anniversary.
Ramanujan dies at 32
Ramanujan died at the age of 32. In 2015, the film ‘The Man Who Knew Infinity’ was released which shed light on his life journey. The film captures many aspects of his life. An old register was found in the library of Trinity College in 1976.
In which many theorems and formulas have been written. No one has been able to solve these theorems yet. This register is also known as ‘Ramanujan Note Book’.