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Culture and math. The Arabs

Author: Rhonda FabianNadim AmiryJim StarrTom EastmanLeslie BeckerAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by Discovery Education ; New York, N.Y. : [Distributed by] Insight Media, 2006.
Series: Discovery school., Social studies.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"Discover how Islamic civilization laid the foundation of algebra and created and implemented the number and decimal place value systems that are used today. It highlights al-Khwarizmi's treatise on algebra that detailed practical uses of arithmetic."--Container.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Named Person: Muḥammad ibn Mūsá Khuwārizmī
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rhonda Fabian; Nadim Amiry; Jim Starr; Tom Eastman; Leslie Becker; Robert Larkin; Bridget Yachetti; Fabian-Baber, Inc.; Discovery Education (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.; Insight Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1593805411 9781593805418
OCLC Number: 85766132
Language Note: Closed-captioned.
Notes: Originally produced in 2006.
DVD features: video index; standards link; teacher resources.
Credits: Editors, Robert Larkin, Bridget Yachetti ; executive producer for this series, Christyna Copeland.
Description: 1 videodisc (29 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Series Title: Discovery school., Social studies.
Other Titles: Arabs
Responsibility: for Fabian-Baber, Inc., director, Rhonda Fabian ; writers, Nadim Amiry, Jim Starr, Tom Eastman ; for Discovery Education, producers, Leslie Becker [and others] ; DCI, Inc.

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"Discover how Islamic civilization laid the foundation of algebra and created and implemented the number and decimal place value systems that are used today. It highlights al-Khwarizmi's treatise on algebra that detailed practical uses of arithmetic."--Container.

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