National Mathematics Day – December 22 : to mark the birth anniversary of Srinivasa Ramanujan

National Mathematics Day is celebrated on December 22nd every year in honor of the birth anniversary of the renowned Indian mathematician Srinivasa Ramanujan. This day pays tribute to Ramanujan’s exceptional contributions to the field of mathematics and aims to promote the importance of mathematics in various aspects of life.

Srinivasa Ramanujan, born in 1887, was largely self-taught and made substantial contributions to mathematical analysis, number theory, infinite series, and continued fractions. His work has had a profound impact on the development of modern mathematics, inspiring mathematicians worldwide. National Mathematics Day serves as a platform to acknowledge and celebrate the beauty, significance, and applicability of mathematics in diverse fields such as science, technology, engineering, and finance.

The day is marked by various events, seminars, and activities across educational institutions, where mathematicians and educators share their knowledge and insights. It also encourages students to explore the wonders of mathematics and fosters a positive attitude towards the subject. By recognizing the achievements of mathematicians like Ramanujan, National Mathematics Day aims to instill a sense of curiosity and appreciation for mathematics, encouraging the pursuit of excellence in this fundamental field of knowledge.

Q: Who is the legendary mathematician honored on National Mathematics Day?

(a) Albert Einstein
(b) Aryabhatta
(c) Srinivasa Ramanujan
(d) Isaac Newton

Ans : (c) Srinivasa Ramanujan

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