Omar Khayyam
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Omar Khayyam was an Islamic scholar who was a poet as well as a mathematician. He compiled astronomical tables and contributed to calendar reform and discovered a geometrical method of solving cubic equations by intersecting a parabola with a circle. | |||||||||
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List of References (27 books/articles)
Some Quotations (4)
Mathematicians born in the same country
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