by Gaurav Tiwari | Aug 17, 2011 | Math

Not a standard post! This post is a tribute to one of the greatest mathematicians in world history, Pierre de Fermat on his 410th birthday. Fermat’s Last Theorem was very famous amongst mathematicians for its long-term unsolvability. It was unsolved for almost 4...
by Gaurav Tiwari | Aug 14, 2011 | Education, Reviews, Science, Tech

First of all, Happy Independence Day to all my Indian Friends and followers. This post is about an Indian pioneer in online learning, namely NPTEL . National Program on Technology Enhanced Learning (NPTEL) provides E-learning through online Web and Video courses in...
by Gaurav Tiwari | Aug 13, 2011 | Math, Problems, Puzzles, Study Notes

A triangle $ T $ is divided into smaller triangles such that any two of the smaller triangles either have no point in common, or have a vertex in common, or actually have an edge in common. Thus no two smaller triangles touch along part of an edge of them. For an...
by Gaurav Tiwari | Aug 10, 2011 | Math, Problems, Puzzles, Study Notes

Problem1: Smallest Autobiographical Number: A number with ten digits or less is called autobiographical if its first digit (from the left) indicates the number of zeros it contains,the second digit the number of ones, third digit number of twos and so on. For example:...
by Gaurav Tiwari | Aug 5, 2011 | Blogging, Featured, Fun Stuff, Math, Science, WordPress

I announced to choose a blog from the education blogosphere as Blog of the Month. To complete this task, I googled for days, read them, analyzed them and now I have the winner of ‘Blog of the Month’. This is the first month of this series and discussing...