DID YOU KNOW | Evolution of Algebra & Geometry

DID YOU KNOW that Greek and Romans were idol worshippers and Geometry developed to a great extent in their country. Arabs were not idol worshippers and Algebra developed in their country. India was a combination of both philosophies where some people follow idol worship and some didn’t. Could that be one of the reasons why both Algebra and Geometry developed in India?

The ancient texts of Mathematics, Sulba Sutras, contain geometrical constructions pertaining to religious sacrificial rituals. When there was a need, the branch of geometry developed. Temples & rituals can be seen in Greek & Roman history which might have forced them to develop geometry in their country.

Be it a coincidence or a fact, it is surely a good point to think upon. Do religious faiths factor the development of mathematics in a culture?

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