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Daily Archives: April 2, 2018
A problem from 600 CE and some curiosities of Āryabhaṭa’s kuṭṭaka algorithm
Around 600 CE in the examinations of one of the Hindu schools of mathematics and astronomy one might have encountered a problem such as below (given by BhāskaraI in his commentary on Āryabhaṭa’s Āryabhaṭīya): dvayādyaiḥ ṣaṭparyantair ekāgraḥ yo ‘vaśiṣyate rāśiḥ … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, Scientific ramblings
Tagged AryabhaTa, Golden Ratio, Hindu mathematics, kuTTaka, mathematics, prime numbers