A Big Zero: Research uncovers the date of the Bakhshali manuscript
Ancient Text Reveals New Clues to the Origin of Zero | National Geographic
Numerals: Great invention of the ancient Asia
Bakhshali manuscript of the first (0)
Ancient Indian mathematical manuscript reveal the oldest Use of 'Zero''
The Bakhshali manuscript is a mathematical text written on birch bark that was found in 1881 in the village of Bakhshali, Mardan. It is notable for being "the oldest extant manuscript in Indian mathematics", with portions dated to AD 224–383. It contains the earliest known Indian use of a zero symbol. It is written in Sanskrit with significant influence of local dialects.
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