Thursday, 26 January 2012

MATHEMATICS AND ANCIENT TAMILS

Who would believe that the Ancient Tamils had specific names for each fraction  from 1/2 to 1/2323824530227200000000. 

Isn't it obvious that if he Tamils had a name for each one of these minuscule figures, then they must have been using them commonly for mathematical calculations.

What does one do with a fraction like 1/2323824530227200000000? Describe the sub-atomic world? Astral plane, Suksham-sharira?            

1/1 - OnNdru
3/4 -Mukkal
1/2 - Araikaal
1/4 - Kaal
1/5 - Nalumaa
3/16 - Mundru Veesum
3/20 - Mundruma
1/8 -  Araikaal
1/10 - Irumaa
1/16 - Maagaa Ni - Veesum
1/20 - Oruma
3/64 - Mukkal Veesum
3/80 - MukkaNi
1/32 - Arai Veesum
1/40 - Araimaa
1/64 - Kaal Veesum
1/80 - KaaNee
3/320 - Araiakaal Munthri
1/160 - Araikaa Ni
1/320 - Munthri
1/102400 - Keyzhamunthri
1/2150400 - Immee
1/23654400 - Mummi
1/165580800 - Anhu
1/1490227200 - GuNam
1/7451136000 - Bandham
1/44706816000 - Bhagam
1/312947712000 - Wintham
1/5320111104000 - Naagawintham
1/74481555456000 - Sindhai
1/489631109120000 - Kadhirmunai
1/9585244364800000 - Kuralva Laipadi
1/575114661888000000 - Vellam
1/57511466188800000000 - Nunmannaal
1/2323824530227200000000 - Therthugal