Liu Hui was a Chinese mathematician who edited and published the book

*Liu Hui is best known for his commentaries and straight forward explanations of mathematical concepts such as the Pythagorean Theorem, the calculation of Pi, and decimal fractions. He had an aptitude for writing algebraic proofs in an algorithmic context, establishing that a small number of operations guide most algorithms.***The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art**.Here is a link to a

**Geogebra Application**for exploring Pi.View this

**Prezi**about Liu Hui and his proof of the Pythagorean Theorem.Sources:

Chemla, Karine Carole. "Liu Hui (Chinese Mathematician)."

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