Aryabhatta is the father of Indian mathematics. He was a great mathematician and astronomer of ancient India. His major work is known as Aryabhatiya.

## Who invented mathematics first in India?

Indian mathematics emerged in the Indian subcontinent from 1200 BC until the end of the 18th century. In the classical period of Indian mathematics (400 AD to 1200 AD), important contributions were made by scholars like **Aryabhata**, Brahmagupta, Bhaskara II, and Varāhamihira.

## Is aryabhata father of mathematics?

Aryabhata (Sanskrit: आर्यभट, ISO: Āryabhaṭa) or Aryabhata I (476–550 CE) was the **first of** the major mathematician-astronomers from the classical age of Indian mathematics and Indian astronomy. His works include the Āryabhaṭīya (which mentions that in 3600 Kali Yuga, 499 CE, he was 23 years old) and the Arya-siddhanta.

## Who invented math?

Beginning in the 6th century BC with the Pythagoreans, with Greek mathematics **the Ancient Greeks** began a systematic study of mathematics as a subject in its own right. Around 300 BC, Euclid introduced the axiomatic method still used in mathematics today, consisting of definition, axiom, theorem, and proof.

## Who invented the 0?

The first recorded zero appeared in Mesopotamia around 3 B.C. **The Mayans** invented it independently circa 4 A.D. It was later devised in India in the mid-fifth century, spread to Cambodia near the end of the seventh century, and into China and the Islamic countries at the end of the eighth.

## Who is the No 1 mathematician of the world?

Isaac Newton is a hard act to follow, but if anyone can pull it off, it’s **Carl Gauss**. If Newton is considered the greatest scientist of all time, Gauss could easily be called the greatest mathematician ever.

## Is India good in math?

Indian students **are great at textbook math**, but can hardly solve real-world problems. … It’s widely believed that Indians are really good at math. Even the late Stephen Hawking agreed. New research, however, shows this may not be entirely true.

## Who is the most famous Indian mathematician?

**Top 10 Indian Mathematicians & their inventions**

- BRAHMAGUPTA.
- SRINIVASA RAMANUJAN.
- P.C. MAHALANOBIS.
- C.R. RAO.
- D.R. KAPREKAR.
- HARISH CHANDRA.
- SATYENDRA NATH BOSE.
- BHASKARA.

## Who is the mother of mathematics in India?

**Shakuntala Devi** was born in Bangalore, Karnataka to a Kannada Brahmin family. Her father, C V Sundararaja Rao, worked as a trapeze artist, lion tamer, tightrope walker and magician in a circus. He discovered his daughter’s ability to memorise numbers while teaching her a card trick when she was about three years old.