Book Name: An Essay on Algebra and Equations (Algebra wa Al-Muqabala)
Publisher: Garnet Publishing Limited, 2009
Author: Khayyam, Omar
Pages: 61 pp
Description: Omar Al-Khayyam’s famous book on algebra and equations is considered to be his most important contribution to mathematics. The book deals with the solution of quadratic and cubic equations. He solved all possible cases of such equations by using geometrical approaches, sometimes involving conic sections, parabolas, and hyperbolas. Historians of science, teachers of mathematics, and mathematicians themselves will find the book both interesting and informative.