GH Hardy (via Paul Erdos) on Ramanujan

Source: Famous Scientists, date indeterminate

He was told an interesting story by the great Hungarian mathematician Paul Erdős about something G. H. Hardy had once said to him:

“Suppose that we rate mathematicians on the basis of pure talent on a scale from 0 to 100. Hardy gave himself a score of 25, Littlewood 30, Hilbert 80 and Ramanujan 100.”

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