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Monthly Archives: July 2019
Nārāyaṇa’s sequence, Mādhava’s series and pi
The cointoss problem and Nārāyaṇa’s sequence If you toss a fair coin times how many of the possible resultsequences of tosses will not have a successive run of 3 or more Heads? The same can be phrased as given tosses … Continue reading
Posted in Heathen thought, History, Scientific ramblings
Tagged approximation for pi, coin toss, constant, Euclid, fibonacci, Geometric construction, geometry, Golden Ratio, hexagon, Hindu mathematics, history of science, mAdhava, mathematics, nArAyaNa, pentagon, pi, sequence, series sum, tribonacci
Discovering bronze in the characteristic ellipse of right triangles
The arithmetic mean square of a right triangle An entire family of right triangles that includes all the different forms of right triangles defined in terms of the proportion of their legs can be obtained by setting their altitude to … Continue reading
Posted in Scientific ramblings
Tagged Bronze ratio, conic sections, conics, ellipse, Golden Ratio, mathematical entity, mathematics, right triangles, sequence, square, square root
Matters of religion: the Vāyavīyaṃ Kauberavratam
The bus came to halt at the underground stop. Vrishchika of pretty tresses got off the bus and walked up the stairs to reach the overbridge. She reached the middle of the bridge and stood there looking out expectantly at … Continue reading
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Tagged atharvaveda, evolution of religions, goddesses, gods, Hindu ritual, IndoAryan, IndoEuropean, IndoIranian, kubera, religion, Rigveda, rudra, shiva, Story, varuNa, vAyu, Veda, Yajurveda