Mathematics in medieval Islam
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The history of mathematics during the Golden Age of Islam, especially during the 9th and 10th centuries, building on Greek mathematics (Euclid, Archimedes, Apollonius) and Indian mathematics (Aryabhata, Brahmagupta), saw important developments, such as the full development of the decimal place-value system to include decimal fractions, the first systematised study of algebra (named for The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing by scholar Al-Kwarizmi), and advances in geometry and trigonometry.
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See also
- Arabic numerals
- Islamic Golden Age
- Timeline of Islamic science and technology
- Indian influence on Islamic mathematics in medieval Islam
- History of algebra
- History of calculus
- History of geometry
- History of trigonometry
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