Which Indian Mathematician Invented Decimal Place Value?

  1. Bhaskar
  2. Varahmihira
  3. Brahmagupta
  4. Aryabhatta
Monis Rasool Professor Asked on 3rd June 2015 in History.
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Option 4 is the right answer.

Aryabhata was the first of the major mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy. His works include the Aryabhaṭiya (499 CE, when he was 23 years old) and the Arya-siddhanta.

Aryabhata’s major work in science and math are following

Invention of zero
Place value system
Sidereal rotation of Earth
Sidereal Year
Value of Pi ( π )

Harsh Vardhan Professor Answered on 3rd June 2015.
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