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Liu Hui

Liu Hui was a Chinese mathematician who lived in the 200s. In 263 he published a book with solutions to mathematical problems presented in the famous chinese book of mathematics known as Jiuzhang Suanshu or The Nine Chapters on the Mathematical Art.

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He also presented, in a separate appendix called Haidao suanjing or The Sea Island Mathematical Manual[?], several problems related to surveying.

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