Category Archives: Mathematics in India

History of Numbers-Satapatha Brahmana

In my first post on History of Numbers, I had a brief overview of how mathematics evolved in India, and the factors leading to it, starting with the Indus Valley Civilization. In this post, I shall look at Satapatha Brahmana, … Continue reading

Posted in Mathematics in India | Tagged | Leave a comment

History of Numbers in India-1

The ingenious method of expressing every possible number using a set of ten symbols (each symbol having a place value and an absolute value) emerged in India. The idea seems so simple nowadays that its significance and profound importance is … Continue reading

Posted in Mathematics in India | Tagged | 1 Comment