First Ayah of Surah Fatiha

Some of the mushafs give the first ayah of Surah Fatiha as Bismillah, while other mushafs quote the first ayah as Alhamdulillahi Rabbil 'Aalameen.

Why does this difference exist?

There is a difference of opinion among the scholars regarding the Basmallah (Bismillahi rahmaan raheem); whether it is the first ayah of Surah Fatiha or not and that is why you see that reflected in the numbering of different mushafs.

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