Mathematician:Abu Bakr al-Karaji
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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.
- Born: 13 April 953 in Baghdad (now in Iraq)
- Died: c. 1029
Theorems and Definitions
- 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)
Also known as
Full name: Abū Bakr ibn Muḥammad ibn al Ḥusayn al-Karajī (or al-Karkhī).