Al-Khwarizmi: Father of Algebra and Trigonometry (Physicians, Scientists, and Mathematicians of the Islamic Wo)

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Book
ISBN 10
1508171440 
ISBN 13
9781508171447 
Category
Muslim Philosophers and Scientists  [ Browse Items ]
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Publication Year
2016 
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Pages
112 
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One of the elite scholars in Baghdads prestigious House of Wisdom, al-Khwarizmi is best remembered for his famous work Al-Jabr wa al-Muqabala, the text that defined the branch of mathematics known as algebra. He was also an accomplished astronomer and geographer. This fascinating biography describes in vivid detail the Islamic worlds Golden Age, a period during the Middle Ages when learning and scientific advancement were revered and honored. Readers will learn what is known of al-Khwarizmis life, as well as the pertinent history of both the Arab world and the fields of science in which al-Khwarzimi excelled. - from Amzon 
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