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Encyclopedia of the history of Arabic science. / Volume 2, Mathematics and the physical sciences

Author: Rushdī Rāshid; Régis Morelon
Publisher: London ; New York : Routledge, 1996.
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Encyclopedia of the history of Arabic science. Volume 2, Mathematics and the physical sciences.
London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Rushdī Rāshid; Régis Morelon
ISBN: 0203403606 9780203403600
OCLC Number: 51453850
Description: 1 online resource (vii, p. 331-750) : ill.
Contents: 10 Numeration and arithmetic (Includes the scale of sixty, finger-reckoning, the Hindu system, forms of the numerals, contents of Hindu arithmetic, nature of Hindu arithmetic, Arabic development of arithmetic, common (vulgar) and decimal fractions in the Hindu system, Greek influence in Arabic arithmetic, etc.) --
11 Algebra --
12 Combinatorial analysis, numerical analysis, Diophantine analysis and number theory --
13 Infinitesimal determinations, quadrature of lunules and isoperimetric problems --
14 Geometry --
15 Trigonometry --
16 The influence of Arabic mathematics in the medieval West --
17 Musical science --
18 Statics --
19 Geometrical optics --
20 The emergence of physiological optics --
21 The Western reception of Arabic optics.
Other Titles: Mathematics and the physical sciences
Responsibility: edited by Roshdi Rashed in collaboration with Régis Morelon.

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