Great Books of Islamic Civilization: An Essay on Algebra and Equations (Algebra wa Al-Muqabala)

By: Khayyam, Omar


Language: English


Omar Al-Khayyam's famous book on algebra and equations is considered to be his most important contribution to mathematics. The book deals with the solution of quadratic and cubic equations. He solved all possible cases of such equations by using geometrical approaches, sometimes involving conic sections, parabolas and hyperbolas. Historians of science, teachers of mathematics and mathematicians themselves will find the book both interesting and informative.

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Product Details
Language: English
Format: Softcover
Pages: 61 pp
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Limited, 2009
Product Dimensions: 17 x 24cm
ISBN-13: 9781859641811
Topic: Mathematics, History
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