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Grace Chisholm Young

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Cassandra Chang

on 24 May 2013

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Transcript of Grace Chisholm Young

By Cassandra Chang Grace Chislom Young Background Born: March 14, 1868
Died: March 29, 1944 Background Family: Background Hobbies: Contributions Wrote many books
Collaborated with husband
Wrote a paper on the bases of Calculus which on a Gamble prize. Relevance Her papers and books expanded on and explained theories already known. We are taught much of the things researched in high school and college as well. Chisholm-Young lived in the London area; around the turn of the century, through the Great depression and both World Wars. Chisholm-Young was the youngest of three surviving children.
Her father was Warden of the Standards in the British government
Her brother was sent to grammar school, and then earned a top scholarship to Oxford
Her and her sister where home schooled by her mother and governess.
Married William Henry Young and had six children Education: She was accepted in to Cambridge at 17
Moved to Göttingen, Germany to study with Felix Klein
Earned her PhD at 27 Music
Writing Interesting Facts: Completed all requirements for a medical degree
Learned six languages
Taught all her children a musical instrument Bibliography http://www.agnesscott.edu/lriddle/women/young.htm http://www.math.wichita.edu/history/women/young.html http://archive.org/details/theoryofsetsofpo00youniala topology of the real line and plane
measure theory and integration
Fourier series
the foundations of differential calculus Researched:
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