W.W. Sawyer





W.W. Sawyer

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born
in London, The United Kingdom
April 05, 1911

died
February 15, 2008

gender
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Walter Warwick Sawyer was a mathematician, mathematics educator and author. He won scholarships to Highgate Shool and St John's College Cambridge, where he specialized in the mathematics of quantum theory and relativity. He was an assistant lecturer in mathematics from 1933 - 1937 at University College, Dundee and from 1937 - 1944 at Manchester University. From 1945 - 1947 he was the head of mathematics at Leicester College of Technology. In 1948 W. W. Sawyer became the first head of the mathematics department of what is now the University of Ghana. From 1951 - 1956 he was at Canterbury College (now the University of Canterbury in New Zealand). He left Canterbury College to become an associate professor at the University of Illinois, where ...more


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Mathematician's Delight
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Prelude to Mathematics
4.33 of 5 stars 4.33 avg rating — 21 ratings — published 1982
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What Is Calculus About?
4.22 of 5 stars 4.22 avg rating — 9 ratings — published 1961
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Vision in Elementary Mathem...
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Concrete Approach to Abstra...
4.67 of 5 stars 4.67 avg rating — 3 ratings — published 1978
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A Path To Modern Mathematics
4.5 of 5 stars 4.50 avg rating — 2 ratings — published 1966
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Prelude to Mathematics
5.0 of 5 stars 5.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1955
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A First Look at Numerical F...
4.0 of 5 stars 4.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1978 — 3 editions
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An Engineering Approach To ...
3.0 of 5 stars 3.00 avg rating — 1 rating — published 1972 — 2 editions
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متعة الرياضى
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“An activity engaged in purely for its consequences, without any pleasure for the activity itself, is likely to be poorly executed.”
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