Schaaf, William L. (William Leonard) 18981992
Overview
Works:  180 works in 542 publications in 2 languages and 5,753 library holdings 

Genres:  Bibliography History Bibliographies Juvenile works Outlines and syllabi Bibliography of bibliographies Academic theses 
Roles:  Author, Editor, edi 
Classifications:  QA39, 510 
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Most widely held works by
William L Schaaf
Basic concepts of elementary mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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36 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 891 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The high school mathematics library by
William L Schaaf(
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26 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics, our great heritage : essays on the nature and cultural significance of mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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12 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
12 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 400 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of recreational mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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22 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1970 and 1975 in English and Undetermined and held by 381 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Our mathematical heritage; essays on the nature and cultural significance of mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and held by 350 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreational mathematics; a guide to the literature by
William L Schaaf(
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22 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
22 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 250 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Carl Friedrich Gauss, prince of mathematicians by
William L Schaaf(
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7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and science : an adventure in postage stamps by
William L Schaaf(
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7 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author tells the story of mathematics from ancient times to the present. The influence of mathematics on technology and thus on civilization is depicted by a thematic collection of postage stamps, the photographs of which are interspersed throughout the text. Checklists of stamps depicting mathematicians and scientists and applications of mathematics to science are included in the appendices. (Mn)
7 editions published in 1978 in English and Undetermined and held by 195 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The author tells the story of mathematics from ancient times to the present. The influence of mathematics on technology and thus on civilization is depicted by a thematic collection of postage stamps, the photographs of which are interspersed throughout the text. Checklists of stamps depicting mathematicians and scientists and applications of mathematics to science are included in the appendices. (Mn)
A course for teachers of junior high school mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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14 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and held by 171 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus primer by
William L Schaaf(
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7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprehensive but concise, this introduction to differential and integral calculus covers all the topics usually included in a first course. The straightforward development places less emphasis on mathematical rigor, and the informal manner of presentation sets students at ease. Many carefully workedout examples illuminate the text, in addition to numerous diagrams, problems, and answers. Bearing the needs of beginners constantly in mind, the treatment covers all the basic concepts of calculus: functions, derivatives, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, partial differentiation, indeterminate forms, general and special methods of integration, the definite integral, partial integration, and other fundamentals. Ample exercises permit students to test their grasp of subjects before moving forward, making this volume appropriate not only for classroom use but also for review and home study
7 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 141 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Comprehensive but concise, this introduction to differential and integral calculus covers all the topics usually included in a first course. The straightforward development places less emphasis on mathematical rigor, and the informal manner of presentation sets students at ease. Many carefully workedout examples illuminate the text, in addition to numerous diagrams, problems, and answers. Bearing the needs of beginners constantly in mind, the treatment covers all the basic concepts of calculus: functions, derivatives, differentiation of algebraic and transcendental functions, partial differentiation, indeterminate forms, general and special methods of integration, the definite integral, partial integration, and other fundamentals. Ample exercises permit students to test their grasp of subjects before moving forward, making this volume appropriate not only for classroom use but also for review and home study
A reference list of bibliographies: chemistry, chemical technology, and chemical engineering since 1900 by
Julian Arell Sohon(
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5 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 116 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essentials of business arithmetic by
Edward Miller Kanzer(
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11 editions published between 1936 and 1960 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1936 and 1960 in English and held by 100 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of mathematical education by
William L Schaaf(
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3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 85 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for junior high school teachers; a professional subject matter text by
William L Schaaf(
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2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 81 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics; a modern approach by
Max Peters(
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7 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and Undetermined and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for everyday use by
William L Schaaf(
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11 editions published between 1942 and 1959 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1942 and 1959 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Algebra; a modern approach by
Max Peters(
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11 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
11 editions published between 1963 and 1968 in English and held by 72 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus, a college course guide by
William L Schaaf(
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7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of recreational mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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27 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a partially annotated bibliography of books, articles and periodicals concerned with mathematical games, puzzles, tricks, amusements, and paradoxes. Because the literature in recreational mathematics has proliferated to amazing proportions since Volume 2 of this series (ed 040 874), Volume 3 is more than just an updating of the earlier monographs. The overall organization of the book has been retained, although there has been a notable rearrangement of subtopics in the interest of economy and clarity. Major changes include (1) the addition of two new sections on classroom games and recreational activities which will be quite useful for teachers; (2) a chronological synopsis of Martin Gardner's popular column in Scientific American; and (3) a glossary of terms related to recreational mathematics. The main topic headings are: Arithmetic Recreations; Number Theory as Recreation; Geometric Recreations; Topological Recreations; Magic Squares and Related Configurations; Pythagorean Recreations; Recreations in Antiquity; Combinatorial Recreations; Manipulative Recreations; and Mathematics in Related Fields. (Jp)
27 editions published between 1970 and 1978 in English and held by 70 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This book is a partially annotated bibliography of books, articles and periodicals concerned with mathematical games, puzzles, tricks, amusements, and paradoxes. Because the literature in recreational mathematics has proliferated to amazing proportions since Volume 2 of this series (ed 040 874), Volume 3 is more than just an updating of the earlier monographs. The overall organization of the book has been retained, although there has been a notable rearrangement of subtopics in the interest of economy and clarity. Major changes include (1) the addition of two new sections on classroom games and recreational activities which will be quite useful for teachers; (2) a chronological synopsis of Martin Gardner's popular column in Scientific American; and (3) a glossary of terms related to recreational mathematics. The main topic headings are: Arithmetic Recreations; Number Theory as Recreation; Geometric Recreations; Topological Recreations; Magic Squares and Related Configurations; Pythagorean Recreations; Recreations in Antiquity; Combinatorial Recreations; Manipulative Recreations; and Mathematics in Related Fields. (Jp)
Mathematics and music by
William L Schaaf(
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3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 51 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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