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The Great Indian Mathematicians

The Great Indian Mathematicians

15 Pioneers Who Put Indian Mathematics on the World Map | With fun facts, Maths tricks & bonus chapter on the story of zero | Non-fiction, Biographies, Puffin Books

Gaurav Tekriwal
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A must-read book for every Math enthusiast!

India’s mathematicians have made significant contributions over the last 5000 years. From the ever-popular Aryabhata, widely recognized for revolutionizing the number system and Shakuntala Devi, universally admired for her fast mental calculations to pioneers forgotten by time, like Baudhayana, who explained the Pythagoras’ theorem nearly 3000 years ago, and Anand Kumar of the Super 30 fame, among others. The figures included in this book are trailblazers in the world of mathematics.

Fresh, accessible and inspiring, The Great Indian Mathematicians celebrates persistent mathematicians throughout Indian history. This book is an ideal introduction for the next generation of tenacious and curious Mathematics wizards, and features a goldmine of tips and tricks, nuggets of surprise and much more!

Each chapter has an element of surprise from little-known facts, movies to watch, places to visit, and even a ‘Tips and Tricks’ section with simple tricks and sums for young readers to solve.

Imprint: India Puffin

Published: Sep/2021

ISBN: 9780143446590

Length : 128 Pages

MRP : ₹199.00

The Great Indian Mathematicians

15 Pioneers Who Put Indian Mathematics on the World Map | With fun facts, Maths tricks & bonus chapter on the story of zero | Non-fiction, Biographies, Puffin Books

Gaurav Tekriwal

A must-read book for every Math enthusiast!

India’s mathematicians have made significant contributions over the last 5000 years. From the ever-popular Aryabhata, widely recognized for revolutionizing the number system and Shakuntala Devi, universally admired for her fast mental calculations to pioneers forgotten by time, like Baudhayana, who explained the Pythagoras’ theorem nearly 3000 years ago, and Anand Kumar of the Super 30 fame, among others. The figures included in this book are trailblazers in the world of mathematics.

Fresh, accessible and inspiring, The Great Indian Mathematicians celebrates persistent mathematicians throughout Indian history. This book is an ideal introduction for the next generation of tenacious and curious Mathematics wizards, and features a goldmine of tips and tricks, nuggets of surprise and much more!

Each chapter has an element of surprise from little-known facts, movies to watch, places to visit, and even a ‘Tips and Tricks’ section with simple tricks and sums for young readers to solve.

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Gaurav Tekriwal

Gaurav Tekriwal is the founder president of The Vedic Maths Forum India. An educator, he has been imparting high-speed vedic mental mathematics skills over the past fifteen years across the globe. He inspires and informs people, helping them to realize their true potential by introducing them to the world's fastest mental-math system called Vedic Mathematics.
Gaurav is the author of 'Speed Math' and his complete DVD set on the topic is a popular among Students and Academicians worldwide.
Through television programmes, DVDs, books, workshops and seminars, Gaurav has taken the vedic maths system to over four million students in India, South Africa, Australia, United States and Oman. He is a four-time TED speaker and has been recently awarded the Young Visionaries Fellowship from Indiafrica by the ministry of external affairs, India.

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