At Airedale Junior School we learn:
Look at what we have been learning in maths:
Famous in This Field:
Best known for: Hypatia (370-415) is probably the first female mathematician who we know about. Hypatia lived in Ancient Greece - in Alexandria, which is now in modern day Egypt. She was the daughter of Theon who was a philosopher and mathematician. Hypatia assisted her father with his mathematical works, and wrote many other works of her own.
Unfortunately all of Hypatia’s work is lost and we only know the titles and other people’s references to it. Despite this, she is still considered to be a great mathematician of the ancient world.
Maths: Further Information & Links:
- Link To National Curriculum (Maths)
- Link To BBC Bitesize KS2 Maths
- Link To Maths Chase - Times Tables Game