# Sudhakara Dvivedi

**Sudhakara Dvivedi** (1855–1910) was an Indian scholar in Sanskrit and mathematics.

## Biography[edit]

Sudhakara Dvivedi was born in 1855 in Khajuri, a village near Varanasi. In childhood he studied mathematics under Pandit Devakrsna.

In 1883 he was appointed a librarian in the Government Sanskrit College, Varanasi where in 1890 he was appointed the teacher of mathematics and astrology after Bapudeva Sastri retired in 1889.^{[1]}

He was the head of mathematics department in Queen's college Benaras from where he retired in 1905 and mathematician Ganesh Prasad became the new head of department.^{[2]} Dvivedi wrote a number of translations, commentaries and treatises, including one on algebra which included topics such as Pellian equations, squares, and Diophantine equations.^{[3]}

## Works in Sanskrit[edit]

*Chalan Kalan**Deergha Vritta Lakshan*("Characteristics of Ellipse")*Goleeya Rekha Ganit*("Sphere Line Mathematics")*Samikaran Meemansa*("Analysis of Equations")*Yajusha Jyauti-sham and Archa Jyauti-sham**Ganakatarangini*(1892)^{[4]}- Euclid's Elements 6th, 11th and 12th parts
*Lilavati*(1879)*Bijaganita*(1889)*Pañcasiddhāntikā of Varāhamihira*(1889): Co-edited with George Thibaut^{[5]}*Surya Siddhanta**Brahmagupta’s Brāhmasphuṭasiddhānta*, 1902, ("Brahmagupta's Brāhmasphuṭasiddhānta" (PDF).*1902*. Retrieved 25 August 2015.)*Aryabhata II's Maha-Siddhanta*(1910)

## Works in Hindi[edit]

*Differential Calculus*(1886)^{[4]}*Integral Calculus*(1895)^{[4]}*Theory of equations*(1897)^{[4]}*A History of Hindu mathematics I*(1910)

## References[edit]

**^**Joseph W. Dauben; Christoph J. Scriba (23 September 2002).*Writing the History of Mathematics: Its Historical Development*. Springer Science & Business Media. pp. 312–313. ISBN 978-3-7643-6167-9.**^**Prasad, Ganesh.*Some great mathematicians of the nineteenth century*. Krishna Prakashan Media. p. xi.**^**Patwardhan, K.S.; Naimpally, A.S.; Singh, Shyamlal (2001).*Līlāvatī of Bhāskarācārya: a treatise of mathematics of Vedic tradition : with rationale in terms of modern mathematics largely based on N.H. Phadke's Marāthī translation of Līlāvatī*. Motilal Banarsidass. p. xx. ISBN 978-81-208-1420-2. Retrieved 27 September 2011.- ^
^{a}^{b}^{c}^{d}Hoiberg, Dale (2000).*Students' Britannica India:Select essays*. India: Popular Prakashan. p. 333. ISBN 9780852297629. **^**"Metric Measures, Volumes 7-8".*1964*. University of California. p. 12. Retrieved 20 August 2010.

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