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A GeoGebra Rendition of One of Omar Khayyam's Solutions for a Cubic Equation

Author(s): 
Deborah Kent (Drake University) and Milan Sherman (Drake University)

Overview

Dynamic representations help make Omar Khayyam's marvelous, yet seldom-seen, approach to solving one form of a cubic equation accessible, encouraging student engagement with Khayyam's 11th-century solution in an undergraduate history of mathematics course.

Deborah Kent (Drake University) and Milan Sherman (Drake University), "A GeoGebra Rendition of One of Omar Khayyam's Solutions for a Cubic Equation," Convergence (August 2015)

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