Brahmagupta, whose father was Jisnugupta, wrote important works on mathematics and astronomy. In particular he wrote Brahmasphutasiddhanta Ⓣ, in Brahmagupta was an Indian mathematician, born in AD in Bhinmal, a state of Rajhastan, India. He spent most of his life in Bhinmal which was under the rule. Brahmagupta, (born —died c. , possibly Bhillamala [modern Bhinmal], Rajasthan, India), one of the most accomplished of the ancient Indian astronomers.

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He was of the view that the Moon is closer to the Earth than the Sun based on its power of waxing and waning. Astronomical details reflecting his substantial astronomical work. The historian of science George Sarton called him “one of the greatest scientists of his race and the greatest of his time.

He is also known as Aryabhata I or Aryabhata the Elder to distinguish him from a 10th-century Indian mathematician…. An immediate outcome was the spread of the decimal number brahmaguota used in the texts.

In Brahmasphutasiddhanta, multiplication was named Gomutrika. Here Brahmagupta found the result in terms of the sum of the first n integers, rather than in terms of n as is the modern practice. Further work biogarphy the longitudes of the planets, diurnal rotation, lunar and solar eclipses, risings and settings, the moon’s crescent and conjunctions of the planets, are discussed in his treatise Khandakhadyaka.

There was a problem with your submission. It was the hub of all mathematical and astronomical learning. The Indians called the Euclidean algorithm the “pulverizer” because it breaks numbers down to smaller and smaller pieces. He was among the few thinkers of his era who had realized that the earth was not flat as many believed, but a sphere.

His remaining eighteen sines are,,,, As no proofs are given, brahagupta is not known how Brahmagupta’s results were derived. He first describes addition and subtraction.

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The square of the diagonal is diminished by the square of half the sum of the biographj and the top; the square-root is the perpendicular [altitudes]. Moreover, in a chapter titled Lunar Cresent he criticized the notion that the Moon is farther from the Earth than the Sun which was mentioned in Vedic scripture.


At the end of a bright [i. The accurate [values] are the square-roots from the squares of those two multiplied by ten. He further gave two equivalent solutions to the general quadratic equation. In his seminal book he provided a formula useful for generating Pythagorean triples and also gave a recurrence relation for generating solutions to certain instances of Diophantine equations.

A Biofraphy triple can therefore be obtained brahmagputa ab and c by multiplying each of them by the least common multiple of their denominators.

Other sociologists believed he might have bjography to Multan region. If the moon were above the sun, how would the power of waxing and waning, etc.

He also introduced new methods for solving quadratic equations and gave equations to solve systems of simultaneous indeterminate equations, in addition to providing two equivalent solutions to the general quadratic equation. Biohraphy obtain a recurrence one has to know that a rectangle proportional to the original eventually recurs, a fact that was rigorously proved only in by Lagrange. He is believed to have written many works though only a few survive today. A negative minus zero is negative, a positive [minus zero] positive; zero [minus zero] is zero.

A positive divided by a positive or a negative divided by a negative is positive; a zero divided by a zero is zero; a positive divided by a negative is negative; a negative divided by a positive is [also] negative. The rupas are [subtracted on the side] below that from which the square and the unknown are brahmaguta be subtracted. Zero Modern number system Brahmagupta’s theorem Brahmagupta’s identity Brahmagupta’s problem Brahmagupta-Fibonacci identity Brahmagupta’s interpolation formula Brahmagupta’s formula.

The nature of squares: Identify Actors By Eyes. Brahmagupta lived beyond CE. Walter Eugene Clark David Pingree. Thank You for Your Contribution! His straightforward rules for the volumes of a rectangular prism and pyramid are followed by bigoraphy more ambiguous one, which may refer to brahkagupta the average depth of a sequence of puts hiography different depths.

The Nothing That Is: The field of mathematics is incomplete without the generous contribution of an Biographg mathematician named, Brahmagupta. It was translated into Arabic in Baghdad about and had a major impact on Islamic mathematics and astronomy. A good deal of it is astronomy, but it also contains key chapters on mathematics, including algebra, geometry, trigonometry and algorithmics, which are believed to contain new insights due to Brahmagupta himself. In this fine classification of mathematical procedures, he also listed four methods for multiplication, and five rules for reducing a rational expression to a single fraction.


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Brahmagupta distinguished twenty arithmetical operations logisticsincluding the extraction of roots and the solution of proportions, and eight measurements determinations. He essentially manipulated right triangles to produce isosceles triangles, scalene triangles, rectangles, isosceles trapezoids, isosceles trapezoids with three equal sides, and a scalene cyclic quadrilateral.

The accurate [area] is the square root brahamgupta the product of the halves of the sums of the sides diminished by [each] side of the quadrilateral. Its perpendicular is the lower portion of the [central] perpendicular; the upper portion of the [central] perpendicular is half of the sum of the [sides] perpendiculars diminished by the lower [portion of the central perpendicular].

He gave formulas for the lengths and areas of other geometric figures as well, and the Brahmagupta’s theorem named after him states that if a cyclic quadrilateral has perpendicular diagonals, then the perpendicular diagonal to a side from the point of intersection of the diagonals always bisects the opposite side. According to himself, Brahmagupta was born in CE and was the follower of Shaivism. Keep Exploring Britannica Albert Einstein.

The reader is expected to know the basic arithmetic operations as far as taking the square root, although he explains how to find the cube and cube-root of an integer and later gives rules facilitating the computation of squares and square roots.

The operations of multiplication and evolution the taking of rootsas well as unknown quantities, were represented by boigraphy of appropriate words. They are followed by rules for five types of combinations: