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Unformatted text preview: Vectors & their Algebra Vectors Topics of Discussion Topics Algebra Scalars Real Spaces Vector Spaces Vector Algebra Vector Addition of Vectors Scalar & Cross Product Calculus Father of Algebra Father Muḥammad ibn Mūsā alKhwārizmī (Arabic: ‫محمد بن‬ ‫بن‬ ‫ )موسى الخوارزمي‬was a Persian ‫ي‬ was mathematician, astronomer, astrologer and geographer. He was born around 780, in either Khwarizm or Baghdad, and died Khwarizm around 850. He was the author of al-Kitāb al-mukhtaṣar fī ḥisāb al-jabr wa-l-muqābala, the first al-jabr the book on the systematic solution of linear and quadratic equations. Consequently he is considered to be the father of algebra. Father of Algebra, cont. Father The word algebra is The derived from al-jabr, one al-jabr one of the two operations used to solve quadratic equations, as described in his book. Algoritmi de numero Indorum, the Latin numero the translation of his other major work on the Indian numerals, introduced...
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