Calculus Discover Credit

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Madhava of India discovered Calculus before Newton and others in the West

As per https://www.storyofmathematics.com/indian_madhava.html, mathematician Madhava who lived in what is present-day Kerala had propounded and documented many of the concepts of calculus that were "discovered" by Newton and others in Europe after centuries.

See https://www.storyofmathematics.com/indian_madhava.html

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Medieval Indian mathematicians were far ahead of peers elsewhere in Asia or the West.
Madhava of India discovered Calculus before Newton and others in the West

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A whole lot, in fact the major deal, of mathematical developments in medieval India have been completely blacked out of public knowledge.  See this twitter thread - https://twitter.com/i/moments/921689703056687105


As per https://www.storyofmathematics.com/indian_madhava.html, mathematician Madhava who lived in what is present-day Kerala had propounded and documented many of the concepts of calculus that were "discovered" by Newton and others in Europe after centuries.

See https://www.storyofmathematics.com/indian_madhava.html


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