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

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### Contents

CHAPTER I | 1 |

SCOPE AND DEVELOPMENT OF HINDU | 7 |

THE DEVELOPMENT OF NUMERICAL SYM | 16 |

Copyright | |

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absolute number added algebra alphabet Arabs arithmetic Aryabhata Aryabhatiya Bakhshali Bakhshali Manuscript Bhaskara Bijaganita Brahmagupta Brahmagupta 628 Brahmi Brahmi numerals BrSpSi century A.D. coefficient commentary common cube cube-root Datta decimal figures denominator denote difference digits divided dividend division Dvivedi equal example forms fractions ganita ghana given in decimal given number gives Hence Hindu icchd indeterminate equations India inscriptions integers interpolator inverse isosceles trapezium kapdta-sandhi Kharosthi known lesser root linear equations Mahavira mathematics method Mohenjo-daro multiplicand multiplied Narayana negative number notation number of terms obtained operations optional number pdti place-value place-value notation positive prakrti problem Prthudakasvami pulveriser quadratic equation quantity quotient rational rectangle remainder residue result rubbed Rule of Three Sanskrit says script side solution solve square Square-nature square-root Sridhara Sripati subtracted Sulba symbols tion treatise unit fractions unity unknown varga word writing written xviii ydvat-tdvat zero