Liu Hong (Ancient Chinese Mathematician)

Source: Baidu Encyclopedia (Liu Hong)


Liu Hong (Year 130~210) was an ancient Chinese Mathematician who studied astronomy and mathematics. He was the inventor of the art of abacus arithmetic, and hence was given the title of “Sage of Arithmetic”.

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Recently, I was fortunate to visit a statue of Liu Hong at his birthplace (modern day Linyi).

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(Me beside statue of Liu Hong at Linyi People’s Square, Shandong)

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