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[kov-uh-lef-skee, -lev-] /ˌkɒv əˈlɛf ski, -ˈlɛv-/

[sohn-yuh] /ˈsoʊn yə/ (Show IPA), (Sofia Vasilievna Kovalevskaya) 1850–91, Russian mathematician.
Russian mathematician who made important contributions to calculus. Her mathematical determination of the shape of Saturn’s rings became a model for other scientists.


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