Jane has eight yuan. Anita has nine yuan. How much do they have together?
17 yuan (8 + 9 = 17)
The Chinese Character: Yuan
The “Yuan” in Chinese Yuan, “Yen” in Japanese Yen, and “Won” in Korean Won all have the same meaning, which means “round”. They have the same root.
Yuan's International Presence
Not long ago, it was illegal to bring large amounts of Chinese RMB to outside of China. Now, it is generally accepted in Southeast Asia even though it is yet to be floated on the market. However, people can trade RMB futures on the Chicago Mercantile Exchange.