# Book:Anonymous/Chiu Chang Suann Jing

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## Anonymous:

## Anonymous: *Chiu Chang Suann Jing*

Published $\text {\text{c. $100$}}$.

In English:

*Nine Chapters of Arithmetic*

The oldest surviving Chinese text on mathematics.

### Contents

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## Examples

### Example 1

Two and a half piculs of rice are bought for $\dfrac 3 7$ of a tael of silver.

How many piculs of rice can be bought for $9$ taels?

## Sources

- 2008: Ian Stewart:
*Taming the Infinite*... (previous) ... (next): Chapter $3$: Notations and Numbers: Brahmagupta, Mahavira and Bhaskara