Brahmagupta

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Brahmagupta was the foremost Indian mathematician of his time. He made advances in astronomy and most importantly in number systems including algorithms for square roots and the solution of quadratic equations.
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List of References (19 books/articles)

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  1. Pell's equation

Honours awarded to Brahmagupta
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