ERIC Number: EJ1013513
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2013
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Theano: The World's First Female Mathematician?
Deakin, Michael A. B.
International Journal of Mathematical Education in Science and Technology, v44 n3 p350-364 2013
Theano, an associate, most likely the wife, of Pythagoras, has some claim to be the first woman to play an active role in mathematics. The question of how far this claim can be supported is here examined.
Descriptors: Mathematics Instruction, Professional Personnel, Females, Mathematics, World History, Educational History, Biographies, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematical Logic, Numbers, Authors, Geometry
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