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Stage: 3 Short Challenge Level: Challenge Level:1
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Here are the dates of three pivotal female mathematicians: Sophie Germain (French) 1776-1831, Sonja Kowalevsky (Russian) 1850-91, Emmy Noether (German) 1882-1935.

Arrange them in order with the shortest-lived first.

 

If you liked this problem, here is an NRICH task which challenges you to use similar mathematical ideas.

This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.