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Who was Aryabhatta?Aryabhatta was a mathematician andastronomer from India.He was born in India, in Patna, Bihar.His ﬁrst name is actually Arya and his lastname Bhatt.He was born in the late 400’s and died in theearly 500’s.He was the ﬁrst in the line of the greatMathematician-Astronomers from India.
What are some of hisfamous mathematical contributions?The book Āryabhaṭīya.He created the approximation of pi.One of his most important contributions wasthe number zero
Other’sHis other works include algebra, arithmetic,trigonometry, quadratic equations and thesine table.
Famous Astronomical ContributionsHe said that the Earth spins on it’s axis andspins around the sun and that the Moonrotates around the Earth.He determined where all the planets wouldbe around the sunHe also determined that the light on theplanets and stars were from the sunHe even said that a year is 365 days long.These are just some of his contributions.
The invention and importance of zero.Aryabhatta made the symbol zero whichmade him immortal.The symbol zero is probably the mostimportant invention in math.Without zero the world would never moveforward.Shopkeepers would not be able to weightheir goods.
Importance of ZeroScientist would not be able towork.The numbers would not go above9.And many more...
Stuff Honored in His NameIndia’s ﬁrst satellite was named after him.An institute in India for conductingastronomy studies is named ‘AryabhattaResearch Institute of Observational Science.The Lunar Crater Aryabhatta was namedafter him.
Famous Quote“Chaturadhikam ShatamashtagunamDvashashtistatha Sahasranam AyutadvayaviShkambhasyasanno Vrttaparinahah” Wasfound in the book Āryabhaṭīya.That translates to - “Add 4 to 100, multiplyby 8 and add to 62000. This is approximatelythe circumference of a circle whosediameter is 20000”The Answer is - 3.1416
Questions!!What was Aryabhatta most famous for?When was he born and when did he die?One thing that was named in his honor.
Answers!!The invention of zeroLate 400’s and early 500’sIndia’s ﬁrst satellite was named after him orAn institute in India for conductingastronomy studies is named ‘AryabhattaResearch Institute of Observational Scienceor The Lunar Crater Aryabhatta was namedafter him..
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