# WORLD HISTORY

## HISTORY

### ANCIENT INDIA

 Question [CLICK ON ANY CHOICE TO KNOW THE RIGHT ANSWER]
During the Golden Age of the Gupta dynasty, Indian mathematicians contributed ____
 A algebra, addition & multiplication B 365-day calendar, fractions, hieroglyphics C algebra, zero, & infinity D algebra, alphabet, chemistry
Explanation:

Detailed explanation-1: -The Gupta period is unparalleled for its achievements in the field of mathematics and astronomy. Aryabhatta wrote Aryabhatiya and Suryasiddhanta. In Aryabhatiya, he described the place value of the first nine numbers and the use of zero. He calculated the value of Pi and invented algebra.

Detailed explanation-2: -Chandragupta II was the Emperor during India’s “Golden Age". The “Golden Age” of India saw many advances in the fields of medicine, mathematics, and culture. Guptan mathematicians developed the decimal system, a placeholder for zero, and Arabic numerals. Writers, such as Kalidasa, created Sanskrit literature.

Detailed explanation-3: -Aryabhata discovered an approximation of pi, 62832/20000 = 3.1416. He also correctly believed that the planets and the Moon shine by reflected sunlight and that the motion of the stars is due to Earth’s rotation.

Detailed explanation-4: -The period between the 4th and 6th centuries CE is known as the Golden Age of India because of the considerable achievements that in the fields of mathematics, astronomy, science, religion and philosophy during the Gupta Empire.

Detailed explanation-5: -Gupta had developed advancements in Science, Engineering, art, dialectics, laterature, logic, mathematics, astronomy, religion, and philosophy. The golden age brought more knowledge including architects making amazing temples and structures.

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