Zu Chongzhi

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Zu Chongzhi was a Chinese mathematician and astronomer. He introduced the approximation 355/113 to π which is correct to 6 decimal places.
Full MacTutor biography [Version for printing]

List of References (10 books/articles)

A Poster of Zu Chongzhi

Mathematicians born in the same country

Honours awarded to Zu Chongzhi
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Lunar featuresCrater Tsu Chung-Chi


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