# Indian Mathematics: Length Of A Pole

If you have studied Quadratic equations in high school, then you owe to Sridhara Acharya. Because he is the one who gave the world the formula to find the roots of the quadratic equation.

Sridhara wrote a book called ‘Paati Ganita’ that is used as a textbook of mathematics for many centuries in various parts of India. Here is a problem that is directly taken from this book.

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