Maria Gaëtana Agnesi

1718 - 1799

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Maria Agnesi was an Italian mathematician who is noted for her work in differential calculus. She discussed the cubic curve now know as the 'witch of Agnesi'.
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  1. Dubreil-Jacotin on Maria Gaetana Agnesi

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  1. Encyclopaedia Britannica
  2. Bellevue College USA
  3. NNDB
  4. S B Gray
  1. Agnes Scott College
  2. The Catholic Encyclopedia
  3. University of Alabama

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