Ramanujan: Knowing The Man Who Knew Infinity
The first video in a series about Ramanujan. A bit of biography then a look at one of Ramanujan’s formulas. This one involves infinite nested radicals.
Here’s a more formal look at Ramanujan’s nested radical http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0377042704001906
The proof is quite hard without observation.
By: Singing Banana.