Do You Know Madhava Series?

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Do You Know Madhava Series? - Quiz

Madhava series are product of Madhava of Sangamagrama's research and his contribution to mathematics. Your knowledge will be challenged with this quiz and you will find out are you an expert on this topic!


Questions and Answers
  • 1. 
    Where from is Madhava of Sangamagrama?
    • A. 

      Sangamagrama

    • B. 

      Mira-Bhayandar

    • C. 

      Bareily

    • D. 

      Bhiwandi

  • 2. 
    Which of the following is not Madhava's series?
    • A. 

      Madhava's series for arctangent

    • B. 

      Madhava's angle series

    • C. 

      Madhava's cosine series

    • D. 

      Madhava's sine series

  • 3. 
    What is the number of Pi?
    • A. 

      3.14180

    • B. 

      3.15159

    • C. 

      3.14159

    • D. 

      3.14286

  • 4. 
    Madhava obtained a value for Pi with how many decimal places?
    • A. 

      10

    • B. 

      11

    • C. 

      12

    • D. 

      13

  • 5. 
    What has Madhava composed?
    • A. 

      Accurate table of sines

    • B. 

      Astrology chart

    • C. 

      Periodic system of elements

    • D. 

      Composition ring

  • 6. 
    How many of Madhava's works, containing any of the series expressions attributed to him, have survived?
    • A. 

      3

    • B. 

      0

    • C. 

      104

    • D. 

      26

  • 7. 
    Who has rediscovered Madhava series?
    • A. 

      Pierre de Fermat

    • B. 

      Leonhard Euler

    • C. 

      James Gregory

    • D. 

      Rene Descartes

  • 8. 
    When did James Gregory rediscovered Madhava series?
    • A. 

      1793

    • B. 

      1723

    • C. 

      1650

    • D. 

      1668

  • 9. 
    For which study did Madhava laid the foundations?
    • A. 

      Calculus

    • B. 

      Geometry

    • C. 

      Algebra

    • D. 

      None of the above

  • 10. 
    In which century was Madhava born?
    • A. 

      13th century

    • B. 

      14th century

    • C. 

      15th century

    • D. 

      12th century

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