Book:Aryabhata the Elder/Aryabhatiya

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Aryabhata the Elder: Aryabhatiya

Published $\text {499}$

Subject Matter


  • An alphabetic system of numbers
  • Arithmetical rules
  • Solution methods for linear and quadratic equations
  • Trigonometry (including both Sine and versine)
  • The approximation $3 \cdotp 1416$ to pi

Also known as

Bhaskara I refers to it as Ashmakatantra in his commentary Aryabhatiyabhasya