4 edition of **Famous Mathematician Women** found in the catalog.

Famous Mathematician Women

Joan Nally Gallagher

- 179 Want to read
- 10 Currently reading

Published
**January 1999**
by Pencil Point Press, Inc.
.

Written in English

- Study & Teaching,
- Mathematics

**Edition Notes**

Contributions | Michael C. Rabin (Illustrator) |

The Physical Object | |
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Format | Paperback |

Number of Pages | 24 |

ID Numbers | |

Open Library | OL12279296M |

ISBN 10 | 1581080298 |

ISBN 10 | 9781581080292 |

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