Ghiyath al-Din Jamshid Mas'ud al-Kashi

1390 - 1450

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Jamshid al-Kashi was an Islamic mathematician who published some important teaching works and anticipated Stevin's work on decimals.
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List of References (17 books/articles)

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  1. Al-Kashi's letter
  2. Muslim extraction of roots


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