## History of Hindu mathematics: a source book, Volumes 1-2 |

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Dr. b. b. datta was born in Kanungopara, Boalkhali, Chittagong, Bangladesh.

### Contents

CHAPTER I | 1 |

SCOPE AND DEVELOPMENT OF HINDU | 7 |

THE DEVELOPMENT OF NUMERICAL SYM | 16 |

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absolute number added addition algebra alphabet Arabs arithmetic Aryabhata Aryabhatiya Bakhshali Bakhshali Manuscript Bhaskara Brahmagupta Brahmagupta 628 Brahmi BrSpSi century A.D. coefficient commentary common cube cube-root Datta decimal denominator denote difference digits divided dividend division equal example expressed figures fractions ganita ghana given number gives greater root Hence Hindu numerals icchd indeterminate equations India inscriptions integer interpolator inverse isosceles isosceles trapezium kapdta-sandhi Kharosthi known lesser root Mahavira manuscripts mathematicians mathematics mentioned method multiplicand multiplied Narayana negative obtained operations optional number pdti pdtiganita place-value notation positive prakrti problem Prthudakasvami pulveriser quadratic equation quantity quotient rational rectangle remainder residue result right triangles rubbed Rule of Three Sanskrit says side solution solve square Square-nature square-root Sridhara Sripati subtracted Sulba symbols term thrice tion translation treatises unit fractions unity unknown upto varga varna word numerals writing written xviii zero