## A history of mathematics; from antiquity to the beginning of the nineteenth century |

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AEBFCGDH Alexandria algebra angle antiquity Apollonius appears Arabs Archimedes Arithmetica arithmetical Aryabhata astronomy Babylonians Bhaskara Book Brahmagupta Cardan centre century B.C. circle abcd circumference compiled computation cone conic sections contains contributions cube cubic equations cubits curve denote determined diameter Diophantus divided Egyptians employed equal equation x3 esgale Euclid figures formula fractions geometry given greater Greek mathematics half Hindu history of mathematics hypotenuse incommensurable indeterminate equations indicated inscribed interest known large number learning length Leonardo of Pisa less magnitudes Mahavira mathematicians measure method method of exhaustion negative roots Nevertheless Pappus perimeter period plane polygon prime problems Prop proportion propositions Ptolemy Pythagoreans quadratic equations quadrature Racine de racine radius ratio Regiomontanus revival Rhind papyrus right-angled triangle rules segment shows side sine solid solution sphere spherical square number square root Stevin straight line subtracted symbol theorem treatise trigonometry unknown Vieta