tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1050326564532544980.post8912453713561211696..comments2024-09-07T16:30:05.205-04:00Comments on NumberADay: 2183Mathematical Association of Americahttp://www.blogger.com/profile/10559021045290192742noreply@blogger.comBlogger1125tag:blogger.com,1999:blog-1050326564532544980.post-74409496196867576382012-04-17T08:18:29.666-04:002012-04-17T08:18:29.666-04:00If we extend the Pascal triangle into a Pyramid wi...If we extend the Pascal triangle into a Pyramid with square base, and assign number to the cubes like in Pascal triangle but moving inwards --like onion peels -- --eg., outermost sheath will always be numbered as 1 on all outer cubes, and so forth --- and if we do this upto 9th layer (by counting the first 1 cube at top as 1), where the numbering is 1, 8, 28, 56, 70, 56, 28, 8, 1 THEN if we add all excepting the first 1 and 1 in the second layer (as they are primordial uncreated entities), then the sum will be exactly 2183. This corresponds to the 9th layer, which in Visistadvaita begins the Brahmanda Kosa with 70 as 5th Pentatope number.<br /><br />Dr. U.A. Vinay Kumar Udupi<br />IIAS Shimla. INDIAU.A.Vinay Kumarhttps://www.blogger.com/profile/07802840967514332703noreply@blogger.com