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Hypatia

Hypatia was an Egyptian math and astronomy teacher who lived between 370-415. She taught math, astronomy, and philosophy at a school in Alexandria, Egypt. She was the daughter of Theon, a famous mathematician of the time.

Hypatia wrote three books on math and astronomy. In addition, she invented several tools relating to astronomy and the Earth sciences.


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