Friday, March 14, 2008


As all of us know, 1729 is the number associated with Ramanujan and Hardy about the number of the cab that Hardy took which he thought was not a very interesting number. In reply to which Ramanujan said not so, it is the smallest number that can be expressed in two different way as a sum of two (positive) cubes: 1729 = 1^3+12^3 = 9^3+10^3.

On the other hand, the number 935 has a less interesting history. It is the number of lies that was uttered by the Bush administration in order to start the Iraq war. Keep it it mind.

1 comment:

Subrahmanya said...