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Author Lim, Bridget, author.

Title Al-Khwarizmi : father of algebra and trigonometry / Bridget Lim and Corona Brezina.

Publication Info. New York : Rosen Publishing, 2017.


Location Pub Note Copy No. Status
Edition First edition.
Description 111 pages : illustrations (some color), color map ; 24 cm.
text txt rdacontent
unmediated n rdamedia
volume nc rdacarrier
Series Physicians, scientists, and mathematicians of the Islamic world
Physicians, scientists, and mathematicians of the Islamic world.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 105-108) and index.
Audience Grades 7-12.
Summary One of the elite scholars in Baghdad s prestigious House of Wisdom, al-Khwarizmi is best remembered for his famous work Al-Jabr wa al-Muqabala, the text that defined the branch of mathematics known as algebra. He was also an accomplished astronomer and geographer. This fascinating biography describes in vivid detail the Islamic world s Golden Age, a period during the Middle Ages when learning and scientific advancement were revered and honored. Readers will learn what is known of al-Khwarizmi s life, as well as the pertinent history of both the Arab world and the fields of science in which al-Khwarzimi excelled. Bibliography, Detailed Table of Contents, Full-Color Photographs, Further Information Section, Glossary, Illustrations, Index, Primary Sources, Sidebars, Websites.
Subject Khuwrizm, Muammad ibn Msá, active 813-846 -- Juvenile literature.
Khuwrizm, Muammad ibn Msá, active 813-846. (OCoLC)fst01828649
Khuwrizm, Muammad ibn Msá, active 813-846.
Mathematicians -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Muslim mathematicians -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers -- Iraq -- Biography -- Juvenile literature.
Mathematics, Arab -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomy, Arab -- Juvenile literature.
Astronomers. (OCoLC)fst00819629
Astronomy, Arab. (OCoLC)fst00819764
Mathematicians. (OCoLC)fst01012154
Mathematics, Arab. (OCoLC)fst01012356
Muslim mathematicians. (OCoLC)fst01030963
Astronomers -- Iraq -- Biography.
Mathematicians -- Iraq -- Biography.
Muslim mathematicians -- Iraq -- Biography.
Iraq. (OCoLC)fst01205757
Genre/Form Biographies.
Biographies. (OCoLC)fst01919896
Biography. (OCoLC)fst01423686
Juvenile works. (OCoLC)fst01411637
Added Author Brezina, Corona, author.
ISBN 9781508171447 (library bound)

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