Category Archives: Mathematical Facts

My favorite number – 1729

For those of you who are number buffs, I am assuming you know this already, but if not, I thought you might enjoy this. This was told to my brother and I as a story when my father told us … Continue reading

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Mathematical Trivia: Kaprekar’s constant…

Interesting mathematical trivia I learnt from my daughter yesterday about a special number called Kaprekar’s constant. Take any 4 digit number with at least two distinct digits. Make the biggest and the smallest number out of these digitsĀ and find the … Continue reading

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