Chinese remainder theorem facts for kids
- How many soldiers are there in Han Xin's army? – If you let them parade in rows of 3 soldiers, two soldiers will be left. If you let them parade in rows of 5, 3 will be left, and in rows of 7, 2 will be left.
The theorem says that many times there will be a solution to this question.
The theorem was first discovered in the 3rd century AD by the Chinese mathematician Sunzi in Sunzi Suanjing.
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