Book:Sun Tzu/Sun Tzu Suan Ching

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Sun Tzu: Sun Tzu Suan Ching

Published $\text {c. 280 -- 473}$
In English:

Sun Tzu's Calculation Classic

Subject Matter

Counting with rods, and the Chinese Remainder Theorem


Chapter $1$: Measurement units of length, weight and capacity, and the rules of counting rods
Chapter $2$: Operational rules for fractions with rod numerals: the reduction, addition, subtraction, and division of fractions, followed by mechanical algorithm for the extraction of the square root
Chapter $3$: Chinese Remainder Theorem

Also known as

The name Sun Tzu Suan Ching can be variously transliterated, for example:

Sun Tsu Suan Ching
Sunzi Suanjing
Sun Zi Suan Jing

and so on.

It is translated variously as:

The Mathematical Classic of Master Sun
Master Sun's Mathematical Manual

and so on.

Also see

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