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Bhaskaracharya (Bhāskara the teacher) was an Indian mathematician and astronomer of 12th century AD. He is refered as Bhāskara II to avoid confusion with Bhāskara I (of 7th century AD). He was born near Vijjadavida (Bijapur in modern …

Aryabhata, born in 476 CE, was the first in the line of great mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy. There is a general tendency to misspell his name as “Aryabhatta” by analogy with …

In mathematics, the Pythagorean (Pythagoras) theorem (written around 400 BC) is a relation among the three sides of a right triangle (right-angled triangle). In terms of areas, it states: “In any right-angled triangle, the area of the square whose side …