Al-Khwarizmi and Al-Kindi's contributions to mathematics, including Arabic numerals and algebra, circa 825 AD.

Muslim Contributions – Mathematics

Around 825AD, there were two Muslim mathematicians known as Al-Khwarizmi and Al-Kindi they were amongst the first to write down a style of Arabic numerals which became the standard in use all over the world.

The work of these and other Muslim math Scholars were later established into Europe by Italian mathematician Leonardo Fibonacci. Many of the works of Al-Khwarizimi and Al- Kindi formed mathematical theories and methodology which are still used today including algorithms, trigonometric etc.

“Algebra” was named after Al-Khwarizmi’s book “Al-Jabr wa Al-Muqaabilah”. Al-Kindi discovered encryption decoding, number patterns and frequency analysis – there helped decipher the codes of the ancient civilisations.

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