# Zu Chongzhi

## lived from 429 to 501

Zu Chongzhi was a Chinese mathematician and astronomer. He introduced the approximation $\large\frac{355}{113}$ to $\pi$ which is correct to 6 decimal places.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Zu_Chongzhi/