Yasuaki Aida

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Aida Yasuaki
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Born (1747-02-10)10 February 1747
Died 26 October 1817(1817-10-26) (aged 70)
Nationality Japan
Fields Mathematics
In this Japanese name, the family name is "Aida".

Aida Yasuaki (会田 安明?, February 10, 1747 – October 26, 1817) also known as Aida Ammei, was a Japanese mathematician in the Edo period.[1]

He made significant contributions to the fields of number theory and geometry, and furthered methods for simplifying continued fractions.

Aida created an original symbol for "equal". This was the first appearance of the notation for equal in East Asia.[2]

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In a statistical overview derived from writings by and about Aida Yasuaki, OCLC/WorldCat encompasses roughly 50 works in 50+ publications in 1 language and 50+ library holdings.[3]

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