Liu Hui


Who is Liu Hui?

Liu is an ancient Chinese mathematician. He lived during the Three Kingdoms period of China, in the middle 200,s. In 263, he published a book with solutions to mathematical problems, famously know as the "The Nine Chapters of the Mathematical Art".

Contributions to Math

Liu Hui is know as one of the greatest Chinese mathematicians ever. He expressed all of his findings in decimal form. Hui also proved a theorem that was extremely similar to the Pythagorean Theorem. Liu created an algorithm for the calculation of pi.

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