Wednesday, July 9, 2008

Bhaskaracharya II

  • Infinity was well known for ancient Indians. Bhaskaracharya II in Beejaganitha(stanza-20) has given clear explanation with examples for infinity.
  • Theory of Continued Fraction was discovered by Bhaskaracharya II.
  • In Siddhanta Siromani (Bhuvanakosam 6) Bhaskaracharya II described about gravity of earth about 400 years before Sir Isaac Newton.
  • He also had some clear notions on differential calculus, and the Theory of Continued Fraction.

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