' a rich compilation of attractive problems telling wonderful fairy tales full of imaginative and delightful connections' Zentralbaltt MathematikThe Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art is a classic text: the most important mathematical source in China during the past 2000 years, and comparable in significance to Euclid's Elements in the West. This volume contains the first complete English translation of the Nine Chapters, together with two commentaries written in the 3rd century (by Liu Hui) and 7th century AD, and a further commentary by the translators.Companion and Commentary Kangshen Shen, John N. Crossley, Anthony Wah- Cheung Lun, Hui Liu. 10. SEA. ISLAND. MATHEMATICAL. MANUAL. 10.1 Summary 10.1.1 Overview This manual consists of nine Problems and was written by Liu Hui in 263 AD as a ... proofs and methods of derivation should not be interpreted as a lack of such knowledge, for without them, the solution would not have beenanbsp;...
|Title||:||The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art|
|Author||:||Kangshen Shen, John N. Crossley, Anthony Wah-Cheung Lun, Hui Liu|
|Publisher||:||Oxford University Press on Demand - 1999|