Create your page here

back to playlist

**Indian mathematics** emerged in the Indian subcontinent from 1200 BCE until the end of the 18th century. In the classical period of Indian mathematics (400 CE to 1600 CE), important contributions were made by scholars like Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji. The decimal number system in use today was first recorded in Indian mathematics. Indian mathematicians made early contributions to the study of the concept of zero as a number,negative numbers,arithmetic, and algebra. In addition, trigonometry
was further advanced in India, and, in particular, the modern definitions of sine and cosine were developed there. These mathematical concepts were transmitted to the Middle East, China, and Europe and led to further developments that now form the foundations of many areas of mathematics.

Ancient and medieval Indian mathematical works, all composed in Sanskrit, usually consisted of a section of *sutras* in which a set of rules or problems were stated with great economy in verse in order to aid memorization by a student. This was followed by a second section consisting of a prose commentary (sometimes multiple commentaries by different scholars) that explained the problem in more detail and provided justification for the solution. In the prose section, the form (and therefore its memorization) was not considered so important as the ideas involved. All mathematical works were orally transmitted until approximately 500 BCE; thereafter, they were transmitted both orally and in manuscript form. The oldest extant mathematical *document* produced on the Indian subcontinent is the birch bark Bakhshali Manuscript, discovered in 1881 in the village of Bakhshali, near Peshawar (modern day Pakistan) and is likely from the 7th century CE.

This page contains text from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia -
https://wn.com/Indian_mathematics

**Indian mathematics** emerged in the Indian subcontinent from 1200 BCE until the end of the 18th century. In the classical period of Indian mathematics (400 CE to 1600 CE), important contributions were made by scholars like Aryabhata, Brahmagupta, Mahāvīra, Bhaskara II, Madhava of Sangamagrama and Nilakantha Somayaji. The decimal number system in use today was first recorded in Indian mathematics. Indian mathematicians made early contributions to the study of the concept of zero as a number,negative numbers,arithmetic, and algebra. In addition, trigonometry
was further advanced in India, and, in particular, the modern definitions of sine and cosine were developed there. These mathematical concepts were transmitted to the Middle East, China, and Europe and led to further developments that now form the foundations of many areas of mathematics.

Ancient and medieval Indian mathematical works, all composed in Sanskrit, usually consisted of a section of *sutras* in which a set of rules or problems were stated with great economy in verse in order to aid memorization by a student. This was followed by a second section consisting of a prose commentary (sometimes multiple commentaries by different scholars) that explained the problem in more detail and provided justification for the solution. In the prose section, the form (and therefore its memorization) was not considered so important as the ideas involved. All mathematical works were orally transmitted until approximately 500 BCE; thereafter, they were transmitted both orally and in manuscript form. The oldest extant mathematical *document* produced on the Indian subcontinent is the birch bark Bakhshali Manuscript, discovered in 1881 in the village of Bakhshali, near Peshawar (modern day Pakistan) and is likely from the 7th century CE.

This page contains text from Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia -
https://wn.com/Indian_mathematics

Edit
### Mrunal Thakur: the Indian actress recently plucked from obscurity has hit the big time

It’s a massive deal; Baahubali is the highest-grossing **Indian** film franchise of all time ... She is also poised to make her Bollywood debut in the biographical film Super 30 opposite Hrithik Roshan, who plays Anand Kumar, the **Indian** **mathematician** ... **Indian** Film Festival in 2018....

Edit
### Mathematical bridge-builder

It is often said that there are two tribes of **mathematicians** ... Japanese **mathematician** Kunihiko Kodaira ... Singer, Raoul Bott, Graeme Segal and the **Indian** **mathematician** Vijay Kumar Patodi ... There were significant interactions between **Indian** **mathematicians** and Atiyah and his mathematics....

Edit
### The Man who knew Infinity

Recently, the Royal Society London — Ramanujan became one of its youngest members at 31 — organised a two-day event celebrating the centenary of his election as a Fellow of the Royal Society in 1918, only the second **Indian** to be granted this honour. The greatest **mathematicians** of today attended to pay their homage to this maths hero....

Edit
### Prakash Jha: I love to work with Ajay Devgn

He is also working on a biopic of **Indian** **mathematician** Vashishtha Narayan Singh, who was born in 1942 in Basantpur village in Bhojpur district of Bihar and received a PhD on Reproducing ......

Edit
### We don’t need no education, we don’t need no thought control

At least nowadays, most of the world is prepared to accept that the Zero was discovered by **Indian** scientists and **mathematicians**, Aryabhata and Brahmagupta ... Switching deftly from the Mahabharat to its alter-ego, that other great **Indian** epic the Ramayana, our learned scholar went on to dazzle the wide-eyed children....

Edit
### ‘How’s the josh?’ asks Prime Minister Narendra Modi

The security was tight and the atmosphere was energetic and enthusiastic at the National Museum of **Indian** Cinema, awaiting the inauguration of its four-storeyed new wing that houses and preserves the history and progress of **Indian** cinema since inception ... Few people realise that **Indian** cinema is as old as its invention....

Edit
### Pics: Hrithik Roshan Raises The Temperature In Switzerland

After bringing in his birthday with family and close friends, Hrithik Roshan appears to have flown to Switzerland ... “I’m such a faker. Looking thru (sic) binoculars at a wall 3 feet away ... Hrithik will be seen next in Super 30, which is directed by Vikas Bahl and based on **Indian** **mathematician** Anand Kumar. ... ....

Edit
### Prakash Jha: A propaganda film will work if the story works

"The Accidental Prime Minister" and "Uri - The Surgical Strike", which have begun Bollywood's 2019 calendar, have been branded "propaganda films" by a cross-section of people ... "You can have a propaganda film ... Still, there has been a dearth of political films in Bollywood ... He is also working on a biopic of **Indian** **mathematician** Vashishtha Narayan Singh....

Edit
### A propaganda film will work if the story works, says Fraud Saiyyan director Prakash...

Filmmaker Prakash Jha feels there is politics in everything so a propaganda film will work if the story is working and if the story is working, then it is a valid film. bollywood Updated. Jan 17, 2019 12.39 IST. Indo Asian News Service. Mumbai ... Also read ... Also read ... See pics ... He is also working on a biopic of **Indian** **mathematician** Vashishtha Narayan Singh....

Edit
### Noted British mathematician Michael Atiyah with India links dead

Michael Atiyah, one of the foremost **mathematicians** whose work encompassed topology and geometry, and who worked with several **Indian** **mathematicians** during his career, has passed away aged 89 ... Atiyah, who visited Bengaluru several times, worked with **mathematicians** such as **Indian**-American **mathematician** Harish-Chandra and Vijay Kumar Patodi....

Edit
### Two Indian Americans to compete in Who Wants to Be a Mathematician Championship

Anudeep Golla (Courtesy. The American Mathematical Society). Among 12, two **Indian** Americans will be participating in the American Mathematical Society’s Who Wants to Be a **Mathematician** Championship ... The 2019 Who Wants to Be a **Mathematician** Championship competition will be held on January 19 at the Joint Mathematics Meetings in Baltimore, Maryland ... ....

Edit
### Photos: Goldie Behl, Sonali Bendre join Sussanne Khan to celebrate Hrithik Roshan's 45th birthday

Hrithik Roshan turned a year older on this Thursday ... Check out the pictures here.. Meanwhile, on the work front, he will be next in a film based on **Indian** **mathematician** Anand Kumar ... ....

- 1
- 2
- 3
- 4
- 5
- Next page »

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

WorldNews.com | 22 Feb 2019

© WN 2019 |
Help |
About WN |
Privacy Policy |
Contact |
Feedback |
Jobs |
Students |
Email this page |
Newsletter |
Create video playlist

- Connect:
- CHAT

×

Share this video with your family and friends