What are the Nine Chapters? Math in Ancient China

By |2018-04-18T17:47:38-07:00June 7th, 2017|China, Science|

Nine Chapters: How to figure out the area of an isosceles triangle. A math textbook from Han Dynasty China The earliest Chinese mathematical textbook is called the Nine Chapters. It seems to have been written near the end of the Han Dynasty, about 200 AD. It's a book of problems that teachers could [...]