HISTORY
THE MUSLIM WORLD AND AFRICA
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Algebra

Detailed explanation1: Muhammad ibn Musa alKhwarizmi was a 9thcentury Muslim mathematician and astronomer. He is known as the “father of algebra”, a word derived from the title of his book, Kitab alJabr.
Detailed explanation2: Muslim mathematicians invented the present arithmetical decimal system and the fundamental operations connected with it – addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, raising to a power, and extracting the square root and the cubic root.
Detailed explanation3: Islamic scientists in the 10th century were involved in three major mathematical projects: the completion of arithmetic algorithms, the development of algebra, and the extension of geometry.
Detailed explanation4: Al’Khwarizmi was an Islamic mathematician who wrote on HinduArabic numerals. The word algorithm derives from his name. His algebra treatise Hisab aljabr w’almuqabala gives us the word algebra and can be considered as the first book to be written on algebra.
Detailed explanation5: alKhwārizmī, in full Muḥammad ibn Mūsā alKhwārizmī, (born c. 780died c. 850), Muslim mathematician and astronomer whose major works introduced HinduArabic numerals and the concepts of algebra into European mathematics.