Mathematician

Indian mathematician who was the first on record to use Hindu-Arabic numerals complete with a symbol for zero.

Gave an approximation of the sine function in his Āryabhaṭīyabhāṣya of $629$ CE.

Not to be confused with Bhaskara II (Acharya).

Indian

History

• Born: c. 600, (possibly) Saurastra (modern Gujarat state), India
• Died: c. 680, (possibly) Asmaka, India

Also known as

The name can also be rendered Bhāskara I.