Maria Agnesi Amanda Math 2007
Birth/Death Information • Born May 16, 1718, • Died January 9, 1799 • Born in Milan, Italy • Died around the time of the French Revolution.
Facts about life • Maria was a very smart child. She could speak French, Italian, Greek, Hebrew…. • She wrote the best introduction to the works of Euler. • She spoke many languages and even taught her brother. • She had books published. • She went to Pio Instituto Trivulzo.
What are they known for? • Her book Anylitical Institutions. • Wrote an equation for a curve, a*sgrt(a*x-x*x)/x. • Wrote the first textbook for teaching calulus.
Graphics and pictures Maria Agnesi rocks!
References • Google • Wikapedia • Biographies of Women Mathematicians http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/agnesi.htm • Google Images • Safari