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The Vedic Hindu tradition made several key mathematical discoveries, like the concept of zero and the decimal system, and developed algebra, arithmetic, and geometry. These mathematics spread across the world through translation into Arabic, Latin, and eventually contemporary Western thought.

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Although a popular perception, historically the symbol zero was first found in the Bhakshali manuscript, although never dated, it is assumed to be from around 3rd century CE. Modern mathematics historians also opine that it was the Hindu numbering system that found its way towards the west and middle east.

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