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Apastambha (2nd century B.C.) Ancient Indian mathematician who experimented with equations to design sacrificial altars
Aryabhatta (476-520) Indian mathematician and astronomer of Pataliputra. The first Indian satellite is named after him
Baudhayana (apprx 800 B.C.) Ancient mathematician who laid down rules of measurement in his masterpiece Sulva Sutra, which also deals with irrational numbers
Bhaskara (b 114 A.D.) Indian mathematician who is considered the father of modern Calculus
Brahmagupta (598 A.D.-660 A.D.) Ancient mathematician who worked with indeterminate equations (Varga Prakriti)
Medhatithi (6th century A.D.) Indian mathematician who introduced the concept of Logarithmics (powers of 10) and was able to calculate very large numbers precisely
Neelakantha (1444-1545 A.D.) Mathematician from Kerala who devised the first known approximation of circular constant, popularly known as *pi*
Ramanujan Srinivasa (1887-1920) Great Indian Mathematician even though denied of formal education in early life

 

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