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## Who said algebra is but written geometry?

René Descartes

Later, René Descartes (17th century) introduced the modern notation (for example, the use of x—see below) and showed that the problems occurring in geometry can be expressed and solved in terms of algebra (Cartesian geometry).

**How is geometry used in algebra?**

Coordinate Geometry: One way that algebra and geometry can be related is through the use of equations in graphs. We can plot a set of points (x, y) according to an equation (for example, the line graph on the left!) to form a graph. That’s one way that algebra is related to geometry.

### What is algebra or geometry?

Algebra is an area in mathematics that uses variables, in the forms of letters and symbols, to act as numbers or quantities in equations and formulas. Geometry is an area in mathematics that studies points, lines, varied-dimensional objects and shapes, surfaces, and solids.

**How did Al Khwarizmi discover algebra?**

Muhammad al-Khwarizmi developed the concept of algebra by generating a new method for solving linear and quadratic equations. His revolutionary technique began by putting the equations in one of six standard forms where b and c were both positive integers.

#### Who invented 0?

The first modern equivalent of numeral zero comes from a Hindu astronomer and mathematician Brahmagupta in 628. His symbol to depict the numeral was a dot underneath a number.

**Who really invented algebra?**

Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi

Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi was a 9th-century Muslim mathematician and astronomer. He is known as the “father of algebra”, a word derived from the title of his book, Kitab al-Jabr.

## Does geometry come after algebra?

Geometry is designed to be taken before Algebra 2 with Trigonometry and after Algebra 1. But this does leave some concerned that their student will forget all they learned about algebra in a year of geometry. Geometry itself is a math course and has algebra build into the material.

**Is algebra needed for geometry?**

It’s important to build up a foundation of algebra knowledge, as many geometry questions within the exam do involve algebra, similar to the hypothetical question from the previous paragraph. For this reason, algebra is necessary in most curriculums for geometry.

### Does geometry come before algebra?

Geometry is designed to be taken before Algebra 2 with Trigonometry and after Algebra 1. Geometry itself is a math course and has algebra build into the material. Your student will be solving for X often.

**Why is algebra named algebra?**

The word algebra comes from the Arabic: الجبر, romanized: al-jabr, lit. ‘reunion of broken parts, bonesetting’ from the title of the early 9th century book cIlm al-jabr wa l-muqābala “The Science of Restoring and Balancing” by the Persian mathematician and astronomer al-Khwarizmi.

#### Who invented 1?

Hindu-Arabic numerals, set of 10 symbols—1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 0—that represent numbers in the decimal number system. They originated in India in the 6th or 7th century and were introduced to Europe through the writings of Middle Eastern mathematicians, especially al-Khwarizmi and al-Kindi, about the 12th century.

**Who Discovered 1?**

In number theory, 1 is the value of Legendre’s constant, which was introduced in 1808 by Adrien-Marie Legendre in expressing the asymptotic behavior of the prime-counting function.

## Who invented algebraic geometry?

# The Greeks and Vedic Indian Mathematicians developed two more stages of algebra which lie between rhetorical and syncopated stages known as Geometric Constructive stages. Ancient Babylonians developed a rhetorical stage of algebra where equations were written in the form of words.

**What is algebra in math?**

The Number Theory, Geometry, and their analysis put together to make an extensive part of mathematics which is known as “Algebra”. In other words, Algebra is a part of mathematics that deals with symbols and the rules to calculate those symbols. If you ever want to read it again as many times as you want, here is a downloadable PDF to explore more.

### Who is known as the father of algebra?

If you ever want to read it again as many times as you want, here is a downloadable PDF to explore more. Muhammad ibn Musa al-Khwarizmi is known as the “Father of algebra”.

**What are the branches of mathematics?**

Mathematics as a subject can be broadly divided into three significant branches Arithmetic, Algebra, and Geometry. Algebra is considered to be one of the oldest components in the history of mathematics.