The Indian Legacy in Calculus – Fundamentals of Mathematics

As most of us already know, mathematics plays a crucial part in our school, college and university curriculum. However it is sad to note that most parts of India hardly know anything about our own country’s inherent legacy in fundamental mathematics. One of the most useful and elegant areas of mathematics is calculus. Without calculus much of basic sciences, engineering and medicine would break down. Calculus plays a pivotal role in explaining anything from dynamics of galaxies to motion of electrons. It is in this context we need to remember…

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