## Founders of Sciences in Ancient India, Part 2 |

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### Contents

MedhatithiFirst to extend Numerals to Billions | ix |

Indiaa | 513 |

A777 BaudhayanaThe First Great Geometer | 603 |

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Agni ahargana algebra altar ancient angulis Apastamba ApSl ArBh ardhyas arithmetic Aryabhata astronomy Ayana Baudhayana BhamSa Bhaskara Brahmagupta bricks bright-half calculation caturthis centre century Chapter circle commentary common difference construction cord dark-half deduct degrees Dhanistha diagonal distance divided divisor ecliptic epicycle equal Fire-altar four Ganita Garhapatya geometry given square gives Greek half Hipparchus hymn Indian Indian astronomy isosceles trapezium Kalas Katyayana known Krttika Lagadha Lanka latitude length Magha mean longitude measure Medhatithi method Moon's motion Muhartas multiplied Naksatra observations pada Paitamaha Paitamaha Siddhanta Paksa Pancasiddhantika Parva PauliSa Siddhanta period planets pole Ptolemy pulveriser quadratic equation quantity quarter-bricks quotient rectangle refers remainder revolutions Romaka Siddhanta rule Saka Samhita Sarya-Siddhanta Savana day says side sine solar solution square-root stanza Sulba Sutras Sun's Taittirlya theorem Thibaut tion Tithi treatise triangle Varahamihira Vasistha vedi Vedic verse VIII Visuva Yaska Yoga Yuga zero