Chung-kuo shu hsüeh

Chung-kuo shu hsüeh

4.11 - 1251 ratings - Source



This volume presents a record of mathematical developments in China over a period of more than 2000 years. It goes into greater detail than ever previously available in English. Because the emphasis in Chinese mathematics is on algorithms rather than proofs, readers will find results such as Bezout's theorem and Horner's method appearing in a very different context from the familiar tradition of Euclidean deductive geometry. The Chinese always preferred algebraic methods, and by the 13th century A.D. they were the best algebraists in the world. The original Chinese point of view is retained by the translators. They have supplemented the text with short explanatory comments and references to all relevant reference sources available in the West. An extensive bibliography is included, creating a work which will appeal to general readers interested in Chinese history as well as historians of mathematics.The rules of addition and subtraction for a#39;stronga#39; and a#39;weaka#39; discussed by Liii Hong ( Wi* ) are the same as the rules for the addition and subtraction of positive and negative numbers. The method of adding and subtracting positive and negativeanbsp;...


Title:Chung-kuo shu hsüeh
Author: Yăn Lĭ, Shirán Dù, John N. Crossley, Anthony Wah-Cheung Lun
Publisher:Oxford University Press, USA - 1987
ISBN-13:

You must register with us as either a Registered User before you can Download this Book. You'll be greeted by a simple sign-up page.

Once you have finished the sign-up process, you will be redirected to your download Book page.

How it works:
  • 1. Register a free 1 month Trial Account.
  • 2. Download as many books as you like (Personal use)
  • 3. Cancel the membership at any time if not satisfied.


Click button below to register and download Ebook
Privacy Policy | Contact | DMCA