Book:Chia Hsien/Huangdi Jiuzhang Suanjing Xicao

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Chia Hsien: Huangdi Jiuzhang Suanjing Xicao

Published $\text {c. $1050$}$
In English:

The Yellow Emperor's detailed solutions to the Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art


Now lost.

Also known as

Also known as Shi Suo Suan Shu.

Historical Note

While Huangdi Jiuzhang Suanjing Xicao has been lost, its contents are known about through Yang Hui, who cites it extensively in his Xiangjie Jiuzhang Suanfa of $1261$.

Hence our knowledge of the appearance of Yang Hui's triangle, now known in the West as Pascal's Triangle