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History of Al-jabr


Mashael AL Johani

on 3 September 2013

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By Mashael

-Algebra is the branch of mathematics solving equations.
-Leo Corry: ideas and techniques to solve equations

The Hindu number system:

Algebra in the past

Algebra today

Algebra in the real World

Without algebra



Picture referencing
Without Algebra
- Bridges,houses would not hold

- Computers,smart phones, and other electronic devices would not work

Any question

1.Anthony and Harvey, (2012) Linear Algebra. Cambridge, Cambridge University press.
2.Corry, L. (2005) "History of Algebra" Encyclopaedia Britannica: Tel Aviv University,
Available from:<http://www.tau.ac.il/~corry/publications/articles/algebra%20EB.html [Accessed on 2011]
3.Eves, H. (1992) An Introduction to the History of Mathematics. The United Sates of American,
Saunders College.
4.Fauvel, j. and Gray J. (1987) The History of Mathematics A Reader. London,
Macmillan Education LTD and The Open University.
5.Flemming, R. (2012) Pure Maths Algebra and Islam. Vision Magazine, Falcon
Available from: <http://vision.ae/en/life/articles/pure_maths_algebra_and_islam> [Accessed on March 2011]
6.Gilbert, J.W. and Nicholson, W.K. (2003) Modern algebra with application. Canada, John Wiley and Sons Inc.
7.Gillies, D. (1992) Revolutions in Mathematics. Oxford, Oxford University press.

The Application of Algebra; Past & Present
Algebra today

Algebra in the past

-Helped the ancient Egyptians build the pyramids

-AL-Khwarizmi named algebra, 18 th century

- The golden age of knowledge, Flemming

-Used algebra to create art across the Middle East

-Diophantus, "father of algebra"-O'connor and Robertson

-Omar Khayyam developed algebra further

Picture Referencing
Algebra in the real World
-Algebra started in ancient civilizations
- Al-Khwarizmi was prominent in development of algebra
-There are many arguments for and against this
-Algebra influenced monumental works of art
-Without algebra everyday life would be difficult
- Al-Khwarizmi, Available from: <http://WWW.Google.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
- Kitab Al-Khwarizmi, Available from: <http://WWW.Google.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
- Egyptian Pyramids, Available from: <http://WWW.Yahoo.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
-Algebra example,Available from: <http://WWW.Yahoo.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
-Black board, Available from: <http://WWW.Yhoo.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
-Al-Khwarizmi, Available from: <http://WWW.Google.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
-Architecture, MSN (images)
-Building, Car, Bank and Space, Available from: <http://WWW.Google.co.UK> [Accessed on August 2013]
-Video,YouTube,Available from:<http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0JUcStaJz50>[Accessed on August 2013]
-Bridge and Laptop, MSN (images)
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