Theory of Equations in Chosun Dynasty

조선 시대의 방정식론

  • 홍영희 (숙명여자대학교 수학과)
  • Published : 2004.11.01


Investigating theory of equations in Chosun Dynasty mathematics books Mooksa-jipsanbub, Guiljib(九一集), Chageunbangmonggu(借根方夢求), Sanhakjungeui (算學正義), and Iksan(翼算), we study the history of equation theory in Chosun Dynasty. We first deal with development of representation of polynomials and equations and then method how to solve them.