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Culture and math. The Chinese

Author: Rhonda FabianNadim AmiryJim StarrTom EastmanLeslie BeckerAll authors
Publisher: [United States] : Distributed by Discovery Education ; New York, N.Y. : [Distributed by] Insight Media, 2006.
Series: Discovery school., Social studies.
Edition/Format:   DVD video : NTSC color broadcast system : EnglishView all editions and formats
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The Chinese developed their mathematical system with no outside influence. Shows how the Chinese wrote their numbers using a counting board, as well as the ingenious methods they had for solving practical problems, including problems in advanced algebra.
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Genre/Form: Educational films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Material Type: Videorecording
Document Type: Visual material
All Authors / Contributors: Rhonda Fabian; Nadim Amiry; Jim Starr; Tom Eastman; Leslie Becker; Robert Larkin; Bridget Yachetti; Fabian-Baber, Inc.; Discovery Education (Firm); Discovery Communications, Inc.; Insight Media (Firm)
ISBN: 1593805446 9781593805449
OCLC Number: 106207359
Notes: Distributor from sticker on label.
Originally produced in 2006.
Special features: video index; standards link; teacher resources.
Credits: Editors, Robert Larkin, Bridget Yachetti ; executive producer for this series, Christyna Copeland.
Description: 1 videodisc (25 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
Details: DVD, NTSC.
Series Title: Discovery school., Social studies.
Other Titles: Chinese
Responsibility: Fabian-Baber, Inc. ; Discovery Communications, Inc. ; producers, Leslie Becker, Patricia Davies, Elizabeth von Schoff ; written by Nadim Amiry, Jim Starr, Tom Eastman ; directed by Rhonda Fabian.

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The Chinese developed their mathematical system with no outside influence. Shows how the Chinese wrote their numbers using a counting board, as well as the ingenious methods they had for solving practical problems, including problems in advanced algebra.

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