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Ideas of Calculus in Islam and India
by Victor J. KatzThis article originally appeared in:
Subject classification(s): Calculus | Single Variable Calculus | Integration | Series | Mathematics History
Applicable Course(s): 4.8 History of Math
The author discusses the early development in Egypt of the formula for the area under the curve y = xn and the discovery in India of power series formulas for the sine, cosine, and arctangent functions.
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