# What is Arabic algebra?

## What is Arabic algebra?

Algebra (from Arabic: الجبر, romanized: al-jabr, lit. ‘reunion of broken parts, bonesetting’) is one of the broad areas of mathematics, together with number theory, geometry and analysis.

**Does algebra come from Arabic?**

The word “algebra” originates from the Arabic al-jabr, which means “the reunion of broken parts”.

**How did Muslims contribute to algebra?**

Islamic mathematicians quickly adopted the Indian system of numerals, which we know today as Arabic numerals. Other contributions included creating algebra, the use of decimals, mathematical induction, and trigonometry, among others.

### What is the hardest part of algebra?

Putting abstract algebra aside, nothing is really hard to understand in algebra but there are some that are really hard to memorise. The top two hardest formulas to memorise – by far – are the cubic formula and the quartic formula.

**Why is algebra 2 so hard?**

Why do students find Algebra 2 so hard? As previously discussed, Algebra 2 is perceived to be hard because it builds on and combines material from many previous math classes, including Algebra 1.

**Are Arabic numerals still used?**

The numerals have found worldwide use significantly beyond the contemporary spread of the Latin alphabet, intruding into the writing systems in regions where other variants of the Hindu–Arabic numerals had been in use, such as Chinese and Japanese writing.

#### What is the trickiest thing in algebra?

Most Important Algebra 1 Topics

- Quadratic Equations. Out of all the concepts, this is the one I am having the toughest time on.
- Polynomials.
- Factoring.
- Functions and Sequences.
- Exponents and Radicals.
- Systems of Equations.
- Pythagorean Theorem.
- Equations, Inequalities, and Absolute Value.

**What is the hardest unit in algebra 2?**

Algebra 2 is much harder, and the hardest unit in that class is Log.

**Is algebra 2 higher than geometry?**

Originally Answered: Is Algebra 2 higher than geometry? It is typically taken after geometry and before precalculus so yes, Algebra 2 is “higher” than geometry.