Mathematician:Abu Bakr al-Karaji

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Mathematician

Full name: Abū Bakr ibn Muḥammad ibn al Ḥusayn al-Karajī (or al-Karkhī).

Persian mathematician best known for the Binomial Theorem and what is now known as Pascal's Rule for their combination.

Also one of the first to use the Principle of Mathematical Induction.


Nationality

Persian


History

  • Born: 13 April 953 in Baghdad (now in Iraq)
  • Died: c. 1029


Theorems and Definitions


Books and Papers

  • Al-Badi' fi'l-hisab (Wonderful on calculation)
  • Al-Fakhri fi'l-jabr wa'l-muqabala (Glorious on algebra)
  • Al-Kafi fi'l-hisab (Sufficient on calculation)


Sources