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- The famous King Khalif Abbasid Al Mansoor (712-775) founded Baghdad, which is situated on the banks of the Tigris, and made it a center of learning. The King invited a scholar of Ujjain by the name of Kanka in 770 AD. Kanka used the Brahma Sphuta Siddhanta to explain the Hindu system of arithmetic astronomy.
- History of Indian Mathematics, retrieved 16:40 26 August 2005
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