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Mensuration of quadrilaterals in the Līlāvatī

  • K. Ramasubramanian
  • Takao Hayashi
  • Clemency Montelle
  • S. G. Dani
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Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

Abstract

Mensuration with quadrilaterals had received attention in the siddhānta tradition at least since Brahmagupta. However, in Bhāskarācārya’s Līlāvatī we come across some distinctively new features. In this paper an attempt will be made to put the development in historical perspective.

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© Hindustan Book Agency 2019 and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Ramasubramanian
    • 1
  • Takao Hayashi
    • 2
  • Clemency Montelle
    • 3
  • S. G. Dani
  1. 1.Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.(emeritus) Doshisha UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics & StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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