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An application of the addition and subtraction formula for the Sine in Indian astronomy

  • K. Ramasubramanian
  • Takao Hayashi
  • Clemency Montelle
  • Setsuro Ikeyama
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Part of the Sources and Studies in the History of Mathematics and Physical Sciences book series (SHMP)

Abstract

It is well known that Bhāskara is the first Indian astronomer who mentioned clearly the addition and subtraction formula for the sine and the cosine.

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© Hindustan Book Agency 2019 and Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd. 2019

Authors and Affiliations

  • K. Ramasubramanian
    • 1
  • Takao Hayashi
    • 2
  • Clemency Montelle
    • 3
  • Setsuro Ikeyama
  1. 1.Department of Humanities and Social SciencesIndian Institute of Technology BombayMumbaiIndia
  2. 2.(emeritus) Doshisha UniversityKyotoJapan
  3. 3.Department of Mathematics & StatisticsUniversity of CanterburyChristchurchNew Zealand

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