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María Andresa Casamayor

died 242 years ago

23 October 1780

María Andresa Casamayor was the first Spanish woman to publish a science book. In March 1738, when only 17 years old, she published the arithmetic text Tyrocinio arithmético designed to facilitate the learning of basic arithmetic: addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

Find out more at: https://mathshistory.st-andrews.ac.uk/Biographies/Casamayor/