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WHAT'S THE DEAL?

If I can prove BRITISH BROKE MATHS in 3 tweets
YOU RETWEET THIS TWEET!😀

Deal? Here we go!

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In 1570 the British ignored India's ZERO & DEFINED a × b as 'a added to itself b times'. (See image & link.)

The MOST CONFUSING IDEA in maths is why ⁻1 × ⁻1 = ⁺1

Poor old 🇮🇳 Brahmagupta

A genius the world ignored in favour of 🇬🇧men who thought numbers start at 2.

I say NO MORE!

Please take 60 seconds to sign the petition to teach Brahmaguptan maths in India's classrooms.

It makes TOTAL sense!
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http://www.change.org/Brahmagupta

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The Missing Śulba Sūtra to square a circle is...

"Peg and measure 1/4 the circumference of a circle (with rope). Extend this length along the diameter and then turn 90° to the circumference. The peg return is the side of the desired square of the circle."

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