Abu Said Ahmad ibn Muhammad al-Sijzi


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    John Garrett


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This resource, from the Illuminations-reviewed History of Mathematics Archive, features biographical information about Arabic mathematician Abu al-Sijzi. Among al-Sijzi's contributions is the text "Book of the Measurement of Spheres by Spheres," which contains twelve theorems investigating a large sphere containing between one and three smaller spheres. Links to biographies of other mathematicians are also available on this page.

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    Topics: Geometry, Mathematics


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