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Age 11 to 14 Short
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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.


This problem is taken from the UKMT Mathematical Challenges.
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