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Muhammed ibn-Musa al-Khwarizmi, a Persian mathematician and astronomer, writes his "ab al-jabr w'al muqabalah", which means "The Compendious Book on Calculation by Completion and Balancing", the first time that algebra is discussed as a separate branch of mathematics

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Baghdad

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A page from al-Khwārizmī's Algebra A stamp issued in the Soviet Union, commemorating al-Khwārizmī's The original Arabic print manuscript of the Book of Algebra by Al-Khwarizmi

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