Vikidia currently has 2,392 articles. Improve it! |
Join Vikidia: create your account now and improve it! |
Muḥammad ibn Mūsā al-Khwārizmī
From Vikidia, the encyclopedia for 8 to 13-year-old children that everybody can make better
al-Khwarizmi was an Islamic mathematician and astronomer.
He lived from about 780 to about 850 in Baghdad.
He wrote books about the math discoveries of earlier mathematicians.
The word algebra comes from his book title Kitab al-jabr wa al-muqabalah.
The word algorithm comes from his name.
Mathematics Portal — All articles about mathematics. |