## Who created Bhaskara?

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He also wrote two astronomical works in the line of Aryabhata’s school, the Mahābhāskarīya and the Laghubhāskarīya….

Bhāskara I | |
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Died | c. 680 CE |

Nationality | Indian |

Occupation | Mathematician; scientist |

Known for | Bhaskara I’s sine approximation formula |

## Who among the following is known as Bhaskara the teacher or Bhaskara II?

Bhaskara (1114 – 1185), also known as Bhaskara II and Bhaskara Achārya (“Bhaskara the teacher”), was an Indian mathematician and astronomer. He became head of the astronomical observatory at Ujjain, continuing the mathematical tradition of Varahamihira and Brahmagupta.

**Who was Bhaskara father and mother?**

MahesvaraBhāskara II / Parents

### Who was Bhāskara II?

Bhāskara II was also a noted astrologer, and, according to a legend first recorded in a 16th-century Persian translation, he named his first work, Līlāvatī, after his daughter in order to console her.

### What is the contribution of Bhaskara in mathematics?

Bhāskara also stated that at its highest point a planet’s instantaneous speed is zero. Some of Bhaskara’s contributions to mathematics include the following: A proof of the Pythagorean theorem by calculating the same area in two different ways and then cancelling out terms to get a2 + b2 = c2.

**Who was Mahesvara Bhaskaracharya?**

Mahesvara himself was famed as an astrologer. This happened frequently in Indian society with generations of a family being excellent mathematicians and often acting as teachers to other family members. Bhaskaracharya became head of the astronomical observatory at Ujjain, the leading mathematical centre in India at that time.

#### Why is Bhaskara’s book’Lilavati’named after his daughter?

His passed his mathematical knowledge to his son Loksamudra and years later Loksamudra’s son helped to set up a school in 1207 for the study of Bhaskara’s writings. It is believed that Bhaskara’s book ‘Lilavati’ was named after his daughter.