Ibn al-Majdi

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Ibn al‐Majdī
Died27 January 1447 (aged 88)
ResidenceCairo, Mamluk Sultanate (Cairo), now Egypt
OccupationAstronomer, Mathematician
EraIslamic Golden Age

Shihāb al‐Dīn ibn al‐Majdī (Arabic: شهاب الدين بن المجدي‎; 1359–1447 CE) was an Egyptian mathematician and astronomer. His most important mathematical work was "Book of Substance", a voluminous commentary on Ibn al-Banna''s Summary of the Operations of Calculations.[1]


  1. ^ Chabert, Jean-Luc (1999). A History of Algorithms: From the Pebble to the Microchip. Springer. p. 497. ISBN 3540633693.

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