Tag: Mathematics in India
One shall find references to Numbers in the Vedas. The decimal system and expressing numbers in terms of Tens is mentioned in the Vedas. For instance, the Chamakam Anuvaka refers to Numbers
Several Mathematicians and Historians mention that the earliest of the texts were written beginning in 800 BCE by Vedic Hindus based on compilations of an oral tradition dating back to 2000 BCE.
Indian thought considers Infinity as a positive concept and ‘Finite’ is a negative concept in that What is Infinite is Real and what is Finite is because of our Limitations in Perception. On Infinity and what is Finite is a topic that needs a detailed analysis and it would be out of place here.