# Mathematician:Dattathreya Ramchandra Kaprekar

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## Mathematician

Indian recreational mathematician who described several classes of natural numbers including the Kaprekar, Harshad and Self numbers and discovered the Kaprekar constant, named after him.

## Nationality

Indian

## History

- Born: 17 January 1905 in Dahanu, Maharashtra
- Died: 1986 in Devlali, Maharashtra

## Theorems and Definitions

- Kaprekar Number
- Kaprekar Triples
- Kaprekar Mapping
- Kaprekar's Process
- Kaprekar's Constant
- Kaprekar's Symmetry

Results named for **Dattathreya Ramchandra Kaprekar** can be found here.

Definitions of concepts named for **Dattathreya Ramchandra Kaprekar** can be found here.

## Publications

- 1949:
*Another Solitaire Game*(*Scripta Math.***Vol. 15**: 244 – 245)

- 1955:
*An Interesting Property of the Number $6174$*(*Scripta Math.***Vol. 21**: 304)

## Also known as

Different transliterations of his name can be found, for example:

**Dattaraya**or**Dattatreya****Ramachandra**