Indian Decimal System
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Indian Decimal System

History of Mathematics

Indian Decimal System
Indian Decimal System ©Anonymous
510 Jan 1

Indian Decimal System

India

Around 500 CE, Aryabhata wrote the Aryabhatiya, a slim volume, written in verse, intended to supplement the rules of calculation used in astronomy and mathematical mensuration.[62] Though about half of the entries are wrong, it is in the Aryabhatiya that the decimal place-value system first appears.

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