# Mathematician:Sun Tzu

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## Mathematician

Chinese mathematician and astronomer.

Best known for his work on Diophantine equations. His work is the source of the Chinese Remainder Theorem.

Not to be confused with the famous military strategist and author of *The Art of War* of the same name.

## Nationality

Chinese

## History

- Born: c. 400 in China
- Died: c. 460 in China

His chronology is unknown and approximate. He may have been around as early as the $3$rd century CE.

## Theorems and Definitions

## Writings

*Sun Tzu Suan Ching*孙子算经 ("Sun Tzu's Calculation Classic") (some time between 280 CE and 473 CE).

## Also known as

Otherwise known as **Sun Zi**.