Arab world copied Ancient Indian math and science


Arab world and ancient Indian Knowledge of Science and mathematics
The book al-Kitab al-mukhtasar fi hisab al-jabr wa’l-muqabala meaning The Condensed Book of Calculation by Restoration and Comparison was written about 830 A.D by Mohammed ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi. The preface reads:

… what is easiest and most useful in arithmetic, such as men constantly require in cases of inheritance, legacies, partition, lawsuits, and trade, and in all their dealings with one another…Students who deal with x,y,z and a,b,c in their Algebra textbooks would scarce believe that the preface leads to such complications in life. But before he wrote this seminal work, he wrote On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals in 825 A.D. which was part translation and part explication of Indian numerals as propounded by Brahmagupta. Brahmagupta too was a court astronomer in Ujjain like al-Khwarizmi, and he wrote Brahma Sputa Siddhanta in 628 A.D. where he used…

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