Culture and Math: The Arabs DVD

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Islamic civilization laid the foundations of algebra. See how they created and implemented the number and decimal place-value systems that we still use today. Referred to as the "father of algebra," al-Khwarizmi wrote a treatise on algebra that was intended to teach practical uses of arithmetic and became one of the most influential works of mathematics.