Sinan ibn al-Fath

Sinān ibn al-Fatḥ;

was a mathematician from Ḥarrān, who probably lived in the first half of the 10th century.

Ibn an-Nadīm lists the following works of his:

  1. Kitāb at-Taḫt fi l-ḥisāb al-hindī (“Book of the Table on the Indian Calculation”)
  2. Kitāb al-Ğamʿ wa-t-tafrīq (“Book of Addition and Subtraction”)
  3. Kitāb Šarḥ al-Ğamʿ wa-t-tafrīq (“Commentary on the Book of Addition and Subtraction”)
  4. Kitāb Ḥisāb al-mukaʿʿabāt (“Book on the Cubic Calculation”)
  5. Kitāb Šarḥ al-ğabr wa-l-muqābala li-l-Ḫwārizmī (“Commentary on the Book of Balancing and Restoration by al-Ḫwārizmī”)

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