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Mathematics Umar Al-Khayyam (d. 1130) mathematician and poet of the ‘Rubaiyat,” advanced algebra extensively and developed a calendar more accurate than the Gregorian.
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posted on: Nov 19, 2014
The Arabs developed the concept of irrational numbers, made algebra an exact science, founded analytical geometry, plane and spherical trigonometry, and incorporated into mathematics the dimension of time.