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Agnesi, Maria Gaetana

Syllabification: Agne·si, Maria Gaetana
Pronunciation: /änˈyāzē
 
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Definition of Agnesi, Maria Gaetana in English:

( 1718–99), Italian mathematician and philosopher. She wrote a mathematics textbook and was the first woman appointed to a university chair in mathematics.

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