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Title Encyclopedia of the history of Arabic science. Volume 2, Mathematics and the physical sciences / edited by Roshdi Rashed in collaboration with Régis Morelon
Published London ; New York : Routledge, 1996
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Description 1 online resource (vii, pages 331-750) : illustrations
Contents 10 Numeration and arithmetic (Includes the scale of sixty, finger-reckoning, the Hindu system, forms of the numerals, contents of Hindu arithmetic, nature of Hindu arithmetic, Arabic development of arithmetic, common (vulgar) and decimal fractions in the Hindu system, Greek influence in Arabic arithmetic, etc.) -- 11 Algebra -- 12 Combinatorial analysis, numerical analysis, Diophantine analysis and number theory -- 13 Infinitesimal determinations, quadrature of lunules and isoperimetric problems -- 14 Geometry -- 15 Trigonometry -- 16 The influence of Arabic mathematics in the medieval West -- 17 Musical science -- 18 Statics -- 19 Geometrical optics -- 20 The emergence of physiological optics -- 21 The Western reception of Arabic optics
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 730-750)
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Subject Mathematics -- Arab countries -- History -- Encyclopedias
Physical sciences -- Arab countries -- History -- Encyclopedias
Science -- Arab countries -- History -- Encyclopedias
Physical sciences.
SCIENCE -- Reference.
Arab countries.
Genre/Form Encyclopedias.
Form Electronic book
Author Morelon, Régis.
Rāshid, Rushdī.
ISBN 0203403606
Other Titles Mathematics and the physical sciences