indian mathematician aryabhatta.
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The Maya invented the number zero for their calendars in the 3rd century AD. It was
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Please refer to my answer in History of Mathematics: How did Aryabhata discover Zero? Embed Quote
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Arabic numbers originated in India at least 1,700 years ago. They were invented by Hindu mathematicians, having evolved from the Brahmi numbers. The Indian numbers were passed to
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