The Man Who Knew Infinity: A Life of the Genius Ramanujan

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Author: Robert Kanigel
Publisher: Washington Square Press
Genre: Unknown
Pages: 464
Language: english
Year: 1991
ISBN 10: 0671750615
ISBN 13: 9780671750619
Series: Unknown
Edition: 5
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Synopsis

In 1913, a young unschooled Indian clerk wrote a letter to G H Hardy, begging the preeminent English mathematician's opinion on several ideas he had about numbers. Realizing the letter was the work of a genius, Hardy arranged for Srinivasa...