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Samawal’s “The al-Bahir” and some mathematical problems of ancient China. (Chinese. English summary) Zbl 1085.01007

Purely formal comparison between As-Samawal’s al-Bahir and various Chinese problems and methods (root extraction, polynomials and the like). The authors mainly rely on former Russian studies by A. Yushkevich (1961) and B. Rosenfeld (1975).

MSC:

01A25 History of Chinese mathematics
01A30 History of mathematics in the Golden Age of Islam

Keywords:

al-Bahir

Biographic References:

al-Samaw’al
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