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English translation: Elements of Mathematical Analysis for the Young People of Italy

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08:59 Sep 7, 2000
Italian to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Italian term or phrase: Instituzioni analitiche ad uso della gioventù italiana
This is the name of Maria Gaëtana Agnesi's book that she wrote in the 1780's, and I am doing a report on her. I would like to know what this means
Morgan
English translation:Elements of Mathematical Analysis for the Young People of Italy
Explanation:
"Istituzioni" here means the basic principles of the subject. There is a short but interesting round-up of Agnesi's life and her famous "Witch" (really a a mistranslation of the Italian "versiera", which can mean either "witch" or "curve") at:

http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/problems/zach3.15.97.htm...

HTH

Giles
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Giles Watson
Italy
Local time: 00:40
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Thanks for the answer. I was going crazy looking for this in Italian-English dictonaries.

Thanks again,
MoRgAn
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Summary of answers provided
naElements of Mathematical Analysis for the Young People of Italy
Giles Watson
naAnalytical Institutions for the Use of Italian YouthxxxJon Zuber
naAnalytical Institutions for the se of Italian YouthxxxJon Zuber
naAnalytical Institutions for (the use of) the Italian youth
Patricia Ferreira Larrieux


  

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12 mins
Analytical Institutions for (the use of) the Italian youth


Explanation:
An advanced search using Altavista (agnesi AND "istituzioni analitiche") language: English gives some interesting web sites on Mrs. Agnesi.
HTH



    Reference: http://desargues.univ-lyon1.fr/home/fem/biblio/biblio-1-4.ht...
Patricia Ferreira Larrieux
Italy
Local time: 00:40
Native speaker of: Native in SpanishSpanish, Native in ItalianItalian
PRO pts in pair: 53

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39 mins
Analytical Institutions for the se of Italian Youth


Explanation:
That's what the Britannica has.

xxxJon Zuber
PRO pts in pair: 4

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41 mins
Analytical Institutions for the Use of Italian Youth


Explanation:
I hit return by mistake above.


    Britannica CD 98, Standard ed.
xxxJon Zuber
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45 mins
Elements of Mathematical Analysis for the Young People of Italy


Explanation:
"Istituzioni" here means the basic principles of the subject. There is a short but interesting round-up of Agnesi's life and her famous "Witch" (really a a mistranslation of the Italian "versiera", which can mean either "witch" or "curve") at:

http://forum.swarthmore.edu/dr.math/problems/zach3.15.97.htm...

HTH

Giles

Giles Watson
Italy
Local time: 00:40
Native speaker of: English
PRO pts in pair: 1740
Grading comment
Thanks for the answer. I was going crazy looking for this in Italian-English dictonaries.

Thanks again,
MoRgAn

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