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

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


Sources