Gaṇitānanda pp 315-331 | Cite as

Bhāskara I’s Approximation to Sine

  • K. Ramasubramanian


Accuracy of the rule is discussed and comparison with the actual values of sine is made and also depicted in a diagram. In addition to the two proofs given earlier by M. G. Inamdar (The Mathematics Student, Vol. XVIII, 1950, p. 10) and K. S. Shukla, three more derivations are included by the present author.

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  • K. Ramasubramanian
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  1. 1.Cell for Indian Science and Technology in Sanskrit, Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia

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