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 (än-yā′zē), Maria Gaetana 1718-1799.
Italian mathematician noted for her influential textbook, Analytical Institutions (1748), which summarized existing knowledge about algebra and calculus.
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Agnesi

(Italian aːnˈjezi)
n
(Biography) Maria Gaetana. 1718–99, Italian mathematician and philosopher, noted for her work on differential calculus. See witch of Agnesi
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