The very first female mathematician
Hypatia's Accomplishments and Contributions
Hypatia had extensive knowledge about math and astronomy. She used that knowledge in a teaching career at the Neoplatonic School. (Unknown area) Hypatia didn't like to be labeled as a woman. Hypatia wrote the treatise about the movement of the planets called Astronomical Canon and contributed it into the overall study of Mathematics.
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