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Maria Gaetana Agnesi born in Milan, Italy. Her Instituzioni analitiche of 1748 was an important calculus text. She is most often associated with the cubic curve known as the Witch of Agnesi, which got its name by a mistranslation. Her sister Maria Teresa was a noted composer.

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Maria Gaetana Agnesi
Witch of Agnesi
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Monday, May 16, 1718

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