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I do not know why it matters if it was muslim or not muslim?

Reader comment on item: CAIR Founded by "Islamic Terrorists"?
in response to reader comment: Hindu Numerals and Zero

Submitted by Hamza Rayes (United States), Feb 26, 2019 at 19:15

Per all believes religions followed in the world if you do something that will benefit humanity you will be rewarded by people appreciation and your own self satisfaction with yourself and by helping others in addition to what ever you believe in.

In the mean time I think the reason why people made this comment about the importance of muslims having discovered this is just the fact that muslims like me are trying to show the bright side of our religion which is the big side of it but unfortunately hidden by skewed media from what is left from the colonial empires that are still in action today trying to invade and rob resources and oil, inflict war between political parties in the name of democracy, human rights and terrorism.

To stay within the scope of the topic here. We have not to forget that The numeral system came to be known to the court of Baghdad, where mathematicians such as the Persian Al-Khwarizmi, whose book On the Calculation with Hindu Numerals was written about 825 in Arabic, and the Arab mathematician Al-Kindi, who wrote four volumes, On the Use of the Indian Numerals (Ketab fi Isti'mal al-'Adad al-Hindi) about 830, propagated it in the Arab world. Their work was principally responsible for the diffusion of the Indian system of numeration in the Middle East and the West.

Middle-Eastern mathematicians extended the decimal numeral system to include fractions, as recorded in a treatise by Syrian mathematician Abu'l-Hasan al-Uqlidisi in 952–953. The decimal point notation was introduced by Sind ibn Ali, who also wrote the earliest treatise on Arabic numerals.

A distinctive West Arabic variant of the symbols begins to emerge around the 10th century in the Maghreb and Al-Andalus (sometimes called ghubar numerals, though the term is not always accepted), which are the direct ancestor of the modern "Arabic numerals" used throughout the world Woepecke has proposed that the Western Arabic numerals were already in use in Spain before the arrival of the Moors, purportedly received via Alexandria, but this theory is not accepted by scholars

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