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Al-Khawarizmi by Ali Argis


Abu Abdullah Mohammad Ibn Musa al-Khawarizmi was born at Khawarizm ( Kheva), south of Aral sea. Very little is known about his early life, except for the fact that his parents had migrated to a place south of Baghdad. The exact dates of his birth and death are also not known, but it is established that he flourished under Al-Mamun at Baghdad through 813-833 and probably died around 840 A.D.

Khawarizmi was a mathematician, astronomer and geographer. He was perhaps one of the greatest mathematicians who ever lived, as, in fact, he was the founder…

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Alfred Nobel’s Will by Fotopoulou Sophia

Copyright 2002-2003 and on,

The fountainhead of the Nobel Prize is a one page document, written by the testator without legal aid.

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Alfred Noble (1833 - 1896) by Fotopoulou Sophia

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Alfred Nobel was born in Stockholm on October 21, 1833. His father Immanuel Nobel was an engineer and inventor who built bridges and buildings in Stockholm. In connection with his construction work Immanuel Nobel also experimented with different techniques for blasting rocks.

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Algebra by Jim Down

Arabic algebra

Algebra is a branch of mathematics in which symbols represent relationships. Classical algebra grew out of methods of solving equations, and it represents numbers with symbols that combine according to the basic arithmetical operations of addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, and the extraction of roots.

Modern algebra has evolved from classical algebra by increasing its attention to the structures within mathematics. Mathematicians consider modern algebra to be a set of objects with rules for connecting or relating them. As such, in its most general form, algebra may commonly be described as the language of mathematics.

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