As a branch of mathematics, algebra emerged at the end of 16th century in
Europe, with the work of François Viète. Algebra can essentially be considered
In Depth Wikipedia article on Algebra · In Depth WikiBook on Algebra. The history
of algebra began in ancient Egypt and Babylon, where people learned to ...
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The History of Algebra. By. Megan Bell &. Tonya Willis. Egyptian Algebra. Earliest
finding from the Rhind Papyrus – written approx. 1650 B.C.; Solve algebra ...
Have you ever been taught about the history of algebra and its importance to
science and engineering? Well, if you haven't then it's time that you get a glimpse
Oct 22, 2009 ... His collection of books known as the Arithmetica, a landmark work in the history
of algebra and number theory with the so-called Diophantine ...
Aug 6, 2013 ... Maybe this fallacy is due to the fact that “algebra” is a word of Arabic origin, but
historical questions are not solved by etymological answers.
Aug 3, 2016 ... In describing the early history of algebra, the word equation is frequently used out
of convenience to describe these operations, although early ...
The word algebra is a Latin variant of the Arabic word al-jabr . This came from the
title of a book, Hidab al-jabr wal-muqubala , written in Baghdad about 825 A.D. ...
A Brief History of Algebra. • The Greeks: Euclid, Pythagora, Archimedes. • Indian
and arab mathematicians. • Italian mathematics in the Renaissance.
The first part of this brief history of algebra focussed on the important practical
origins of the problems that led to the procedures we have for solving equations,