Maria Gaetana Agnesi: Biography, Facts & Quotes


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Why did Maria Agnesi not become a nun as she had originally planned?

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1. In which country did Maria Agnesi live and work?

2. For what is Maria Agnesi most famous as a mathematician?

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The quiz/worksheet combo is useful in testing your comprehension of Maria Gaetana Agnesi. Where she lived and worked and why she didn't become a nun as she thought she would are topics on the quiz.

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The goal of these materials is to gauge your understanding of:

  • Why Maria Agnesi is most famous as a mathematician
  • The reason Maria first started writing her mathematics textbook
  • Where Maria lived and worked
  • Why Agnesi didn't become a nun like she planned on becoming

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  • Information recall - access the knowledge you have gained about Agnesi's professional life
  • Reading comprehension - ensure that you draw the most important details from the lesson on Maria Gaetana Agnesi
  • Interpreting information - verify that you can read information about why Agnesi is most famous as a mathematician and interpret it correctly

Additional Learning

Maria Gaetana Agnesi: Biography, Facts & Quotes is a lesson that lets you review more material about:

  • Where Maria Gaetana Agnesi became an expert in math
  • Maria's religious faith
  • The name of the textbook that Agnesi wrote