Bhāskara II, also called Bhāskarācārya or Bhaskara the Learned, (born , Biddur, India—died c. , probably Ujjain), the leading mathematician of the. Bhaskara II was a 12th century Indian mathematician. This biography of Bhaskara II provides detailed information about his childhood, life. Biography of Bhaskaracharya () Bhaskara (–), also known as Bhaskara II and Bhaskara Achārya (“Bhaskara the teacher”).

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Discover some of the most interesting and trending topics of Preliminary concepts of infinitesimal calculus and mathematical analysis, along with a number of results in trigonometry, differential calculus and integral calculus that are found in the work are of particular interest.

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Evidence suggests Bhaskara was acquainted with some ideas of differential calculus. Mathematician Bhaskara I who has been dated back in AD has been the one of the astronomers who again belonged to the southern part of India who had his pioneering contribution ion tracing out the longitudes and latitudes which are the in visible lines around the Earth which decides the motion biographh the earth within itself.

The cup never sank, depriving her of her only chance for marriage and happiness. His book on arithmetic is the source of interesting legends that assert that it was written for his daughter, Lilavati. Articles from Britannica Encyclopedias for elementary and high school students.

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His work on calculus was groundbreaking and much ahead of his times. Global meet on technology. History records his great-great-great-grandfather holding a hereditary post as a court scholar, as did his son and other descendants.

He is considered to be a pioneer in the field of calculus as it is probable that he was the first to conceive the differential coefficient and differential calculus. Bhaskara wrote three astronomical contributions. However, as mathematics historian Kim Plofker points out, after presenting a worked out example, Bhaskara II states the Pythagorean theorem:. Walter Eugene Clark David Pingree. He and Brahmagupta are two of the most renowned Indian mathematicians who made considerable contributions to the study of fractions.

The comments referred exactly to the 33 verses dealing with mathematics. This device could vary from a simple stick to V-shaped staffs designed specifically for determining angles with the help of a calibrated scale. Plofker suggests that this additional statement may be the ultimate source of the widespread “Behold! He died around His work Mahabhaskariya divides into eight chapters about mathematical astronomy.

In one of these stories, which is found in a Persian translation of Lilavati, Bhaskara II studied Lilavati’s horoscope and predicted that her husband would die soon after the marriage if the marriage did not take place at a particular time.

Bhāskara II

Composed in Sanskrit Language, the treatise consists of verses. In her curiosity though, she went to look at the device and a pearl from her nose ring accidentally dropped into it, thus upsetting it. Please help improve it or discuss these issues on the talk page. Using an astronomical model developed by Brahmagupta in the 7th century, Bhaskara accurately defined many astronomical quantities, including, for example, the length of the sidereal yearthe time that is required for the Earth to orbit the Sun, as An SI day or mean solar day equals SI seconds.


By using this site, you agree to the Terms of Use and Privacy Policy. It was the first text to recognize that a positive number has two square roots a positive and negative square root. He was perhaps the first to conceive the differential coefficient and differential calculus.

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Discoveries first found in his works include computation of sines bhaskarachatya angles of 18 and 36 degrees. November Learn how and when to remove this template message. Retrieved from ” https: Albert Einstein, German-born physicist who developed the special and general theories of relativity and….

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