Re: "witch of Agnesi" (fwd)

Jo Sanders (
Wed, 19 Nov 1997 14:58:16 -0800 (PST)

More on the witch below.


Jo Sanders
Washington Research Institute
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Date: Wed, 19 Nov 1997 13:48:57 -0800
From: Barbara Griggs Wells <>
Subject: Re: "witch of Agnesi" (fwd)

The Witch of Agnesi refers to a mathematical curve that was a part of the
work for which Maria Agnesi became known. SHE was NOT the witch, the graph
of the curve looked to some like a witch. I have more information about
this female mathematician if anyone would like it. Just let me know!
Barbara Wells

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