Vedic mathematics is gaining popularity today because of its quick and accurate calculations. Calculations are an integral part of any profession today, and the ability to do it quickly and accurately is certainly an important skill anyone would want to have.

Vedic mathematics is based on sixteen sutras, which were unraveled by Swami Bharati Krishna tirtha Ji Maharaj, the Shankaracharya of Govardhan peeth, puri. The Atharvaveda would have a lot of information about science and mathematics and from there Shankaracharya of Goverdhan peeth puri decoded and presented all the information in the form of 16 sutras.

Through this article an attempt has been made to convey this knowledge to you in simple and clear language, with examples. here is the list of **16 sutras of vedic maths with explanation** by mathematicsplus

## The 16 Sutras of Vedic Math

*Ekadhikina Purvena*

(Corollary: Anurupyena)

**Meaning:**By one more than the previous one*Nikhilam Navatashcaramam Dashatah*

(Corollary: Sisyate Sesasamjnah)

**Meaning:**All from 9 and the last from 10*Urdhva-Tiryagbyham*

(Corollary: Adyamadyenantyamantyena)

**Meaning:**Vertically and crosswise*Paraavartya Yojayet*

(Corollary: Kevalaih Saptakam Gunyat)

**Meaning:**Transpose and adjust*Shunyam Saamyasamuccaye*

(Corollary: Vestanam)

**Meaning:**When the sum is the same that sum is zero*(Anurupye) Shunyamanyat*

(Corollary: Yavadunam Tavadunam)

**Meaning:**If one is in ratio, the other is zero*Sankalana-vyavakalanabhyam*

(Corollary: Yavadunam Tavadunikritya Varga Yojayet)

**Meaning:**By addition and by subtraction*Puranapuranabyham*

(Corollary: Antyayordashake’pi)

**Meaning:**By the completion or non-completion*Chalana-Kalanabyham*

(Corollary: Antyayoreva)

**Meaning:**Differences and Similarities*Yaavadunam*

(Corollary: Samuccayagunitah)

**Meaning:**Whatever the extent of its deficiency*Vyashtisamanstih*

(Corollary: Lopanasthapanabhyam)

**Meaning:**Part and Whole*Shesanyankena Charamena*

(Corollary: Vilokanam)

**Meaning:**The remainders by the last digit(Corollary: Gunitasamuccayah Samuccayagunitah)*Sopaantyadvayamantyam***Meaning:**The ultimate and twice the penultimate*Ekanyunena Purvena*

(Corollary: Dhvajanka)

**Meaning:**By one less than the previous one*Gunitasamuchyah*

(Corollary: Dwandwa Yoga)

**Meaning:**The product of the sum is equal to the sum of the product*Gunakasamuchyah*

(Corollary: Adyam Antyam Madhyam)

**Meaning:**The factors of the sum is equal to the sum of the factors

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