HISTORY
ANCIENT INDIA
Question
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Which statement best explains how mathematics benefited from the invention of the zero by Gupta mathematicians?

The zero creates a method for representing negative quantities, which has applications in science as well as commerce.


The zero allows mathematicians to extend the number system beyond humansâ€™ ability to count only objects they cans see.


The zero introduced abstract concepts into mathematics, which connected it with developments occurring in religion and philosophy.


The zero makes it possible to use a placeholder system that shortens the writing of numbers and makes mathematical operations easier to perform.

Explanation:
Detailed explanation1: Which statement best describes the development of the Mauryan Empire? It began with the unification of northern India by a single ruler and spread southward through future conquests.
Detailed explanation2: The Indiansâ€™ invention of zero affected the study of mathematics and science. Gupta mathematicians developed symbols for the numbers 1 to 9 that we use today.
Detailed explanation3: Upset with his violent conquests that killed hundreds of thousands, the Indian king Ashoka embraced Buddhism and treated his subjects humanely. Emperor Ashoka is credited with remaking the Mauyran Dynasty from a war machine into a society of tolerance and nonviolence, based on Buddhism.
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