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Muslims Contributions to Mathematics by Mind Map: Muslims Contributions to
Mathematics
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Muslims Contributions to Mathematics

arithmetic

Before the Arabic numerals, symbols were used to show numbers

borrowed the concept of zero from India

Arabic numerals are numbers based upon a system of ten

the form of each number is based on the number of angles they have

Omar Khayyam

1044 - 1123 CE

express roots of cubic equations by line segments obtained by intersecting conic sections

Pascal's triangle

Al-Khwarismi

father of algebra

born around 770 in Baghdad - died about 840 CE

"algebra" comes from the Arabic word for "al-jabr" which means "restoration of balance" in both sides of an equation

why mathematics?

helps one to study the creation of Allah, which ultimately helps one to connect to Him