# Book:Abu Kamil/Kitāb al-ṭair

Jump to navigation
Jump to search
## Abu Kamil:

## Abu Kamil: *Kitāb al-ṭair*

Published $\text {c. $900$}$.

In English:

*Book of Birds*

### Subject Matter

- Systematic procedures for finding integral solutions for indeterminate equations

### Contents

A table of contents is missing for this source work.You can help $\mathsf{Pr} \infty \mathsf{fWiki}$ by adding the table of contents.To discuss this page in more detail, feel free to use the talk page.When this work has been completed, you may remove this instance of `{{ContentsWanted}}` from the code. |

## Historical Note

Possibly the first work that investigates the number of solutions to a general indeterminate equation.

The title is derived from a type of problems known in the east: the One Hundred Fowls problems, which involve the purchase of different species of birds.

The book arose as an offshoot of his *Kitāb al-ṭarā'if fi'l-ḥisāb*.