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Omar Khayyam

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S: History of Math Scrapbook

BC: Famous Words | "Be happy for this moment. This moment is your life" | " When I want to understand what is happening today, or try to decide what will happen tomorrow, I look back." | "Dead yesterdays and unborn tomorrows, why fret on it, if today be sweet."

FC: Created by Courtney Francis : )

1: The life of Omar Khayyam

2: It's a Boy! | Omar Khayyam was born on May 18, 1048. | Ghiyath al-Din Abu'l-Fath Umar Ibn Ibrahim Al-Nisaburi al-Khayyami | Real Name | Omar was born in Iran to a family of tent makers.

3: Contributions to Math | Khayyam used this equation to solve cubic functions. | Book: Treatise on Demonstrations of Problems of Algebra | He expanded on Euclid's work dealing with ratios. | Omar used and solved binomial equations with binomial coefficients | He recognized 13 different cubic functions.

4: Astronomy | Made discoveries dealing with astronomy. | There is a lunar crater named after him! | He helped form a new and more accurate calendar for Persia. It is more accurate than the Gregorian calendar.

5: He is known for his numbers.... | ...But he is famous for his POETRY | He wrote the Rubaiyat. | Edward Fitzgerald made Khayyam's poem famous with his English translation. | The Rubaiyat is about living for today.

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