Given an unknown number, which when divided by 3, leaves a remainder of 2 ; when divided by 5, it leaves 3 ; and when divided by 7, it leaves 2 ; what is the number? Ans. 23. This is followed by a special rule for working out the problem in terms sufficiently... A History of Japanese Mathematics - Page 10by David Eugene Smith, Yoshio Mikami - 1914 - 288 pagesFull view - About this book
| Ralph Copeland, John Louis Emil Dreyer - Astronomy - 1882
...general statement in four lines of rhyme, the following question is proposed : — Given an unknown **number, which when divided by 3, leaves a remainder of 2 ; when divided by 5,** it leaves 3 ; and when divided by 7, it leaves 2 ; what is the number? Ans. 23. This is followed by... | |
| Technology - 1912
...analysis, although Diophantus probably lived after Sun-tsii. One of his problems is as follows : " **Find a number which when divided by 3 leaves a remainder of 2 ; when divided by 5 leaves** a remainder of 3 ; and when divided by 7 leaves a remainder of 2." At a considerably later date such... | |
| East Asia - 1864
...general statement in four lines of rhyme, the following question is proposed : — Given, an unknown **number, which, when divided by 3, leaves a remainder of 2 ; when divided by 5,** it leaves 3; and when divided by 7, it leaves 2; what is the number? Ans. 23. This is followed by a... | |
| Gregory K. Clancey, Hui-Chieh Loy - Science - 2001 - 585 pages
...Arithmetic in which he introduced Sun Zi's problem and the rule for working it out: "Given an unknown **number. which when divided by 3. leaves a remainder of 2; when divided by 5.** it leaves 3; and when divided by 7. ii leaves 2; what is the number? Ans. 23. Dividing by 3 with a... | |
| Mathematics - 2006 - 353 pages
...AÎÈfô < ФйА Chinese Arithmetic", 1853 ) — > ( "Jottings on the Science of Given an unknown **number, which when divided by 3, leaves a remainder of 2; when divided by 5,** it leaves 3; and when divided by 7, it leaves 2; what is the number? Ans. 23. [ Algorithm ] Dividing... | |
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