Ancient India's Contribution to Mathematics
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Sudheer Birodkar  
Algebra and Geometry in Ancient India, where mathematics had its roots in Vedic literature, nearly 4000 years old. Between 1000 B.C. and 1000 A.D. various treatises on mathematics were authored by Indian mathematicians in which were set forth for the first time, the concept of zero, the techniques of algebra and algorithm, square root and cube root. Part of a site on Ancient India's contribution to science and technology. Also available at http://freeindia.org/sudheer/maths.html and http://india.CoolAtlanta.com/GreatPages/sudheer/maths.html.  


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