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Who was Arjya Bhatta ? What about his life history ? What was his inventions?Why he is so femous?

Asked by Prodip Kar, 23 Jun '08 06:41 pm
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Aryabhatta (476-550 A.D.) was born in Patliputra in Magadha, modern Patna in Bihar. Many are of the view that he was born in the south of India especially Kerala and lived in Magadha at the time of the Gupta rulers; time which is known as the golden age of India. There is no evidence that he was born outside Patliputra and traveled to Magadha, the centre of education and learning for his studies where he even set up a coaching centre. His first name "Arya" is hardly a south Indian name while "Bhatt" (or Bhatta) is a typical north Indian name even found today specially among the "Bania" (or trader) community.

Whatever this origin, it cannot be argued that he lived in Patliputra where he wrote his famous treatise the "Aryabhatta-siddhanta" but more famously the "Aryabhatiya", the only work to have survived. It contains mathematical and astronomical theories that have been revealed to be quite accurate in modern mathematics. For instance he wrote that if 4 is added to 100 and then mult ...more
Answered by L KINI, 23 Jun '08 06:46 pm

 
  
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He invent 0
Answered by DHRUVAL GUPTA, 26 Jan 03:22 pm

 
  
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Agree with L kini.
Answered by sumati gayki, 09 Nov '09 08:52 am

 
  
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Āryabhaṭa (AD 476 550) is the first in the line of great mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy. Aryabhata is the father of the Hindu-Arabic number system which has become universal today. His most famous works are the Aryabhatiya(AD 499 at age of 23 years) and Arya-Siddhanta.
His major work, Aryabhatiya, a compendium of mathematics and astronomy, was extensively referred to in the Indian mathematical literature, and has survived to modern times. The mathematical part of the Aryabhatiya covers arithmetic, algebra, plane trigonometry and spherical trigonometry. It also contains continued fractions, quadratic equations, sums of power series and a table of sines.

The Arya-siddhanta, a lost work on astronomical computations, is known through the writings of Aryabhata's contemporary Varahamihira, as well as through later mathematicians and commentators including Brahmagupta and Bhaskara I. This work appears to be based on ...more
Answered by sudesh, 23 Jun '08 06:52 pm

 
  
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For his contribution to mathematicworld for ZERO(0)
Answered by adeel ahmad, 23 Jun '08 06:43 pm

 
  
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