Aryabhata(redirected from Aryabhata I)
Aryabhata(är'yəbhŭt`ə), c.476–550, Hindu mathematician and astronomer. He is one of the first known to have used algebra; his writings include rules of arithmetic and of plane and spherical trigonometry, and solutions of quadratic equations.
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