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Al-Khwārizmī : the beginnings of algebra

Author: Rushdī Rāshid
Publisher: London : Saqi, ©2009.
Series: History of science and philosophy in classical Islam
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Al-Khwarizmi's Algebra (Kitab al-Jabr wa-al-muqabala), written around 820, was the first scientific text in history to systematically present algebra as a mathematical discipline that is independent of geometry and arithmetic. Roshdi Rashed has produced the first Arabic critical edition of Al-Khwarizmi's work, containing an annotated translation into English, an introductory essay, and extensive commentaries on the  Read more...
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Genre/Form: Biography
History
Named Person: Muḥammad ibn Mūsá Khuwārizmī; Muḥammad ibn Mūsá Khuwārizmī; al- Khwarizmi.; Muḥammad Ibn-Mūsā al- H̲wārizmī
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Rushdī Rāshid
ISBN: 9780863564307 0863564305
OCLC Number: 432407408
Description: viii, 392 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Title: History of science and philosophy in classical Islam
Responsibility: edited, with translation and commentary, by Roshdi Rashed.

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Al-Khwarizmi was a mathematician, astronomer and geographer. He worked most of his life as a scholar in the House of Wisdom in Baghdad during the first half of the 9th century and is considered by  Read more...

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