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Hippaus of Metapontum- Irrational Number

500 B.C.

Pythagorean Theorem

490 B.C.

(x2 + y2 = z2)

Babylonians- First Quadratic Equation

400 B.C.

al- Khowaruzmi- Unknown does not stand for length

825 A.D.

Fibonaccis translation pf Hisab all-jabar w'al maqabala to Latin

1200

François Viète- Coefficients

1500

Late 1500s

Renè Descartes- Modren Notation of Exponents

1637

Girolamo Cardano- Complex Solutions for Quadratic Equations

1845

Gauss brought both physical and geometrical meaning to complex numbers

1900

Early 1900s

Gauss- Coefficients as Complex Numbers

1948