Unit-1 Why Learn Mathematics

This unit discusses what mathematics is, its characteristics, processes involved in developing its ideas and hierarchy of its ideas.

Historically, it is said, that the concept of zero was invented in ancient India. How has this concept helped in developing a better way for symbolically representing numbers?

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Written on Apr 17, 2019 6:31:09 PM

•First of all, we got something to represent “nothing”. We were able to develop our modern base systems like binary, decimals etc.

•Many calculations would not be possible without it.

•Zero, extensively, made the progress in our modern science possible.