Srinivasa Ramanujan (Mathematician)

Srinivasa Ramanujan (Mathematician)

Srinivasa Ramanujan  was an Indian mathematician and a self-taught person. Though he had almost no formal training in pure mathematics.

He made extraordinary contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions.

Born: December 22, 1887, Erode, Madras Presidency( Present: Tamil Nadu)

Education: Trinity College, Cambridge (1919–1920)

Awards: Bachelor of Science degree by research, Fellow of the Royal Society

Died: April 26, 1920, Chetput, Chennai.

First Problem he present in the journal :

\sqrt{1+2 \sqrt{1+3\sqrt{1+...}}}