Slice of pi

875056_stairs.jpgAssalaamu-Alaykum (Peace be Upon you)

Remember Mohammed Ibn-Musa al-Khowarizmi?

Well for those of you thinking, huh? , the great Khowarizmi could be regarded as the father of Algebra – yes, I know, we’re talking maths again!

Not only is Al-Khowarizmi regarded as the founding father of Algebra, but he actually popularised Algebra into a distinct topic from Geometry as well as introducing a value for pi and producing algorithms and trigonometric tables – whew!

Truly Al Khowarizmi was a great Muslim mathematician whose contribution to mathematics has helped all those who came after him. May Allah fill his grave with Noor (Light).

For more on Al-Khowarizmi see our post So you think your Good?

And Allah knows best.

Ma’as-salaam

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