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Bhaskara

[bäskə-rə]
  1. Indian mathematician who wrote the first work that showed a systematic use of the decimal system.
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  • The Hindus knew the proposition long before Bhaskara, however, and possibly before Pythagoras.

    The Teaching of Geometry

    David Eugene Smith

  • The charter was given in the thirty-sixth year of the reign of the donor Bhaskara Ravi Varma.