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