MADHAVA MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

(A Mathematics Competition for Undergraduate Students)

 
 
 

ABOUT MADHAVA

 
 

MADHAVA MATHEMATICS COMPETITION

(A Mathematics Competition for Undergraduate Students)
 
 
The competition is named after Madhava, who introduced in the fourteenth century, profound mathematical ideas that are now part of Calculus. His most famous achivements include the Madhava - Leibnitz series for π, the Madhava - Newton power series for sine and Cosine functions and a numerical value of π that is accurate to eleven decimal places. The “Madhava School”, consisting of a long chain of teachers-students continuity, flourished for well over two centuries, making significant contributions to mathematics and astronomy.

Organized by
Bhaskaracharya Pratishthana, Pune
and
Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education, T.I.F.R., Mumbai

Funded by
National Board for Higher Mathematics
 
 
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