On Mathematical Symbols in China

  title={On Mathematical Symbols in China},
  author={Fang Li and Yong Zhang},
  journal={arXiv: History and Overview},
  • Fang Li, Y. Zhang
  • Published 2015
  • Geography, Mathematics
  • arXiv: History and Overview
When studying the history of mathematical symbols, one finds that the development of mathematical symbols in China is a significant piece of Chinese history; however, between the beginning of mathematics and modern day mathematics in China, there exists a long blank period. Let us focus on the development of Chinese mathematical symbols, and find out the significance of their origin, evolution, rise and fall within Chinese mathematics.