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Al-Khwārizmī pioneered a method for solving problems (algebra), published the first atlas, wrote the first math textbook and calculated celestial bodies. 00:05
Al-Khwārizmī was commissioned to publish a textbook for the general public on how to do basic calculations. 01:51
In 1299, the city of Florence passed a law forbidding the use of numerals. 03:43