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history of mathematics
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philosophy of mathematics
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thought is computational
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what is a number
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infinity and infinitesimal
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number as a progression for counting and 1-1 relations

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Al-Khowarizmi, Mohammed ibn Musa, Algoritmi de numero Indorum ("Al-Khwarizmi Concerning the Hindu Art of Reckoning"). The Book of Algebra and Almucabola., 813-833 A.D., about 825 AD , pp. 66-157, in Karpinski, L.C. (translator) (ed.), Robert of Chester's Latin Translation of the Algebra of Al- Khowarizmi, New York, Macmillan, 1915. Google

Published before 1923

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 1 ;;Quote: the oldest mathematical text book contains first degree equations; Egyptian papyrus from about 1700 B.C. 11 ;;Quote: algebraic ideas appeared independently in Egypt, Babylon, China, Greece, and India 11+;;Quote: algebra is the natural expression of man's interest in the numerical thought 45 ;;Quote: Al-Khowarizmi introduction to calculation by completion and reduction; useful in inheritance, law-suits, trade, digging canals, etc. 67 ;;Quote: all things involve number and number is that which is composed of units 67+;;Quote: number proceeds from unity to ten to 30 to 100 and on to infinity 75 ;;Quote: Al-Khowarizmi's examples repeatedly occur in mathematical literature 75+;;Quote: the roots of a quadratic equation depend on b^2-4ac 95 ;;Quote: the product of 10-x and 10+x is 100-x^2 103 ;;Quote: example of solving a quadratic equation 123 ;;Quote: solving a proportional equation with one unknown 129 ;;Quote: another example of solving a quadratic equation

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