Sawyer, W. W. (Walter Warwick) 19112008
Overview
Works:  60 works in 531 publications in 14 languages and 8,648 library holdings 

Genres:  Juvenile works Textbooks Popular works 
Roles:  Author, Editor 
Classifications:  QA303, 510 
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Most widely held works by
W. W Sawyer
What is calculus about? by
W. W Sawyer(
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61 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, the author tells what calculus is about in simple nontechnical language, understandable to any interested reader."Back cover
61 editions published between 1961 and 2015 in 7 languages and held by 1,601 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
"In this book, the author tells what calculus is about in simple nontechnical language, understandable to any interested reader."Back cover
Mathematician's delight by
W. W Sawyer(
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122 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recommended with confidence" by The Times Literary Supplement, this lively survey starts with arithmetic and algebra and gradually proceeds to trigonometry and calculus. The author, who is internationally renowned for his innovative teaching methods, offers insights into the pleasures of mathematics that will appeal to readers of all backgrounds. 1943 edition
122 editions published between 1943 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,165 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recommended with confidence" by The Times Literary Supplement, this lively survey starts with arithmetic and algebra and gradually proceeds to trigonometry and calculus. The author, who is internationally renowned for his innovative teaching methods, offers insights into the pleasures of mathematics that will appeal to readers of all backgrounds. 1943 edition
A concrete approach to abstract algebra by
W. W Sawyer(
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44 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
44 editions published between 1959 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 1,050 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Prelude to mathematics by
W. W Sawyer(
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85 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This lively, stimulating account of nonEuclidean geometry by a noted mathematician covers matrices, determinants, group theory, and many other related topics, with an emphasis on the subject's novel, striking aspects
85 editions published between 1955 and 2012 in 9 languages and held by 1,007 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This lively, stimulating account of nonEuclidean geometry by a noted mathematician covers matrices, determinants, group theory, and many other related topics, with an emphasis on the subject's novel, striking aspects
A first look at numerical functional analysis by
W. W Sawyer(
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12 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published between 1978 and 2010 in English and held by 589 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
An engineering approach to linear algebra by
W. W Sawyer(
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19 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
19 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 3 languages and held by 530 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Vision in elementary mathematics by
W. W Sawyer(
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27 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the title suggests, this technique employs visual elements in its exploration of the most graphic and least "forbidding" aspects of mathematics. The author observes that most people possess a direct vision that permits them to "see" only the smaller numbers. In addressing this difficulty, both for those who like recreational mathematics and for those who teach, he suggests a variety of methods: techniques of visualizing, dramatizing, and analyzing numbers that attract and retain the attention and understanding. Topics range from basic multiplication and division to algebra, encompassing word problems, graphs, negative numbers, fractions, and many other practical applications of elementary mathematics. 1964 ed. Answers to Problems
27 editions published between 1964 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
As the title suggests, this technique employs visual elements in its exploration of the most graphic and least "forbidding" aspects of mathematics. The author observes that most people possess a direct vision that permits them to "see" only the smaller numbers. In addressing this difficulty, both for those who like recreational mathematics and for those who teach, he suggests a variety of methods: techniques of visualizing, dramatizing, and analyzing numbers that attract and retain the attention and understanding. Topics range from basic multiplication and division to algebra, encompassing word problems, graphs, negative numbers, fractions, and many other practical applications of elementary mathematics. 1964 ed. Answers to Problems
The search for pattern by
W. W Sawyer(
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15 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and Polish and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1970 and 1988 in English and Polish and held by 370 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A path to modern mathematics by
W. W Sawyer(
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32 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
32 editions published between 1965 and 1974 in 4 languages and held by 321 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Ein Weg zur modernen Mathematik by
W. W Sawyer(
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3 editions published in 1973 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1973 in German and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Designing and making; a book for boys, girls and inventors by
W. W Sawyer(
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7 editions published between 1950 and 1957 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1950 and 1957 in English and held by 39 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics in theory and practice; a novel and simplified approach in which mathematical processes are related to everyday
affairs by
W. W Sawyer(
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6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published in 1948 in English and held by 29 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Guida all'insegnamento della matematica by
W. W Sawyer(
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8 editions published in 1974 in Italian and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
8 editions published in 1974 in Italian and English and held by 16 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Introducing mathematics 1 : vission in elementary mathematics by
W. W Sawyer(
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10 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
10 editions published between 1964 and 1970 in English and Undetermined and held by 13 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integrated mathematics scheme by
W. W Sawyer(
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4 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1982 and 1987 in English and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Integrated mathematics scheme by
W. W Sawyer(
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2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Math workshop for children : general guide by Robert W Wirtz(
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7 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1961 and 1962 in English and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Aanschouwelijke algebra by
W. W Sawyer(
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2 editions published in 1969 in Dutch and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1969 in Dutch and held by 8 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Plaisir des mathématiques by
W. W Sawyer(
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4 editions published between 1943 and 1963 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published between 1943 and 1963 in French and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
What is algebra? by
W. W Sawyer(
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1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
1 edition published in 1957 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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Sawyer, W. W. 1911
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Sawyer, Walter Warwick
Sawyer, Walter Warwick 1911
Sawyer, Walter Warwick 19112008
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Warwick Sawyer, Walter 1911
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Italian (25)
French (23)
Polish (21)
Dutch (15)
Japanese (14)
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Italian (25)
French (23)
Polish (21)
Dutch (15)
Japanese (14)
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Russian (12)
German (8)
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Thai (3)
Greek, Modern (1)
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