Loading presentation...

Present Remotely

Send the link below via email or IM


Present to your audience

Start remote presentation

  • Invited audience members will follow you as you navigate and present
  • People invited to a presentation do not need a Prezi account
  • This link expires 10 minutes after you close the presentation
  • A maximum of 30 users can follow your presentation
  • Learn more about this feature in our knowledge base article

Do you really want to delete this prezi?

Neither you, nor the coeditors you shared it with will be able to recover it again.


Make your likes visible on Facebook?

Connect your Facebook account to Prezi and let your likes appear on your timeline.
You can change this under Settings & Account at any time.

No, thanks

Al-Khwarizmi Biography Project

No description

Caroline Jankowski

on 8 February 2013

Comments (0)

Please log in to add your comment.

Report abuse

Transcript of Al-Khwarizmi Biography Project

Abu Ja'far Muhammed Ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi "The Father of Algebra" By: Caroline Jankowski and
Rebekah Kettler Born 780 C.E
Died 850 C.E.
Lived in Baghdad, Iraq Life Books Numbers Inside
the Book Contributions to Science "That fondness for science, ... that affability and condescension which God shows to the learned, that promptitude with which he protects and supports them in the elucidation of obscurities and in the removal of difficulties, has encouraged me to compose a short work on calculating by al-jabr and al-muqabala , confining it to what is easiest and most useful in arithmetic." Quote Baghdad, Iraq 0-9 First Algebra Book
Hisab Al-jabr W'al -Muqabala
Al-jabr = algebra
Muqabala = balance Reducing equations
Solving for x and y
Real world problems (surveying, inheritance, tax collection) Contributions Contributions Hindu Number System
Numbers 0-9
Zero as a place holder Resources Seyd, Ibrahim B., Dr. "OnIslam.net." Al-Khwarizmi.
N.P., 12 Oct. 2011 .Web. 05 Feb. 2013 "Muhammed Ibn Musa Al-Khwarizmi." Deskarati. N.p.,
7 Jan. 2011. Web. 04 Feb. 2013. "Al-Khwarizmi." Al-Khwarizmi - Islamic Mathematics - The Story
Of Mathematics. N.p., 2010. Web. 05 Feb. 2013 "A Quotation by Al-Khwarizmi." A Quotation by Al-Khwarizmi. N.p., Feb. 2006. Web. 05 Feb. 2013. Also an Astronomer
Wrote a treatise on astronomy
Wrote a book on astronomical tables Overbay, Shawn, Jimmy Schorer, and Heather Conger. "Al-Khwarizmi." Al-khwa2.html. N.p., n.d. Web. 05 Feb. 2013. There are no actual pictuers of Al-Khwarizmi.
This is just a depiction of him.
Full transcript