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Submitted by practical thought (United Kingdom), Jun 4, 2009 at 19:02

who said muslims gave maths to world? it is known that greeks developed the arithematic. the indians developed the modern number system. a guy called al-jaber comes along and uses indian numbers on greeks maths. hallelujah! muslims claim that aglebra and entire maths was their gift!

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