You have learned that Baghdad was the location of the House of Wisdom, a government-supported research center specializing in the translation into Arabic of scientific texts written in other languages. In this place, scholars from many different traditions shared their knowledge, performed scientific experiments, and made mathematical calculations. This gathering of minds sparked many of the mathematical and scientific achievements of the Islamic world.
Destination Title: Al-Khorezmi and the Dawn of Algebra Web site
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Start at the Al-Khorezmi and the Dawn of Algebra Web site.
- Scroll down the Web page, reading and analyzing the information about Mukhammad ibn Musa Al-Khorezmi.
- Answer the following questions.