## Great Muslim MathematiciansThis book presents detailed accounts and analysis of the lives and world view of selected mathematicians of the Islamic period, their place in the world of science, the popularization of their lives, and their contributions specifically in mathematics and astronomy. |

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### Contents

HISTORICAL SETTING | 1 |

ALKHWARIZMI ABU ABDULLAH | 17 |

IBN ALHAYTHAM ABU | 45 |

Introduction of the Experimental Method | 52 |

GHIYATH ALDIN ABUL PATH | 93 |

ALTUSI MUHAMMAD | 123 |

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