Indian mathematician, also a priest, believed to have flourished c. $800$ BCE.
Believed to have been a skilled craftsman, thus to have used his mathematical expertise in practical ways.
Discovered $\pi$ to some degree of precision, and discovered what is now known as Pythagoras's Theorem.
Also evaluated the square root of 2 to five decimal places of accuracy.
- Lived sometime around 800 BCE.
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