María Andrea Casamayor

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María Andrea Casamayor
Bornc. 1700
DiedOctober 23, 1780
Resting placeParroquia del Pilar, Zaragoza, Spain
Nationality Spanish
Citizenship Spain
Scientific career
FieldsMathematics

María Andrea Casamayor y de la Coma (1700–1780) was a Spanish mathematician. She is one of few women scientists and mathematicians who worked in 18th century Spain.

She wrote and published two scientific books in mathematics, which were used in contemporary Spanish schools. Her work is thought to be the only scientific work extant from a Spanish female scientist in the 18th century.[1]

Works[edit]

  • Tirocinio aritmético (1738)
  • El para sí solo

References[edit]

  1. ^ CASADO RUIZ DE LÓIZAGA, Maria José (2006): Las damas del laboratorio. Madrid, Ed. Debate.