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Published: 17 March 2017
DOI: 10.1215/9780822373094-015
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... This chapter is devoted to the conceptual history of “quadratic equation” in China between the first and the eleventh centuries. It argues that conceptual history must rely on a description of how practitioners worked with various elements in their mathematical activity—here mainly problems...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... history of mathematics in China algebraic equations epistemological cultures mathematical practice mathematical operation ...
Published: 17 March 2017
EISBN: 978-0-8223-7309-4
... of equations mathematical textbooks This chapter is devoted to the conceptual history of “quadratic equation” in China between the first and the eleventh centuries. It argues that conceptual history must rely on a description of how practitioners worked with various elements in their mathematical...