Schaaf, William L. (William Leonard) 18981992
Overview
Works:  137 works in 505 publications in 2 languages and 5,812 library holdings 

Genres:  Bibliography History Bibliographies Juvenile works Outlines and syllabi Bibliography of bibliographies 
Roles:  Author, Editor 
Classifications:  QA39, 510 
Publication Timeline
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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 held by 920 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
36 editions published between 1960 and 1996 in English and held by 920 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 698 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
26 editions published between 1960 and 1987 in English and held by 698 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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14 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 409 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published in 1948 in 3 languages and held by 409 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 Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
15 editions published between 1963 and 1966 in English and Undetermined and held by 366 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A bibliography of recreational mathematics by
William L Schaaf(
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2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 357 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Recreational mathematics; a guide to the literature by
William L Schaaf(
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21 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda's garden, grown from magic seeds, is a great success until its vegetables cause the animals who eat them to grow to giant size
21 editions published between 1955 and 1967 in English and held by 261 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Amanda's garden, grown from magic seeds, is a great success until its vegetables cause the animals who eat them to grow to giant size
Carl Friedrich Gauss, prince of mathematicians by
William L Schaaf(
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6 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1964 and 1966 in English and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics and science : an adventure in postage stamps by
William L Schaaf(
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6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 193 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)
6 editions published in 1978 in English and held by 193 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 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
14 editions published between 1928 and 1978 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The calculus primer by
William L Schaaf(
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6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 142 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
6 editions published between 2011 and 2014 in English and held by 142 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 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
5 editions published in 1924 in English and held by 118 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Essentials of business arithmetic by
Edward Miller Kanzer(
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16 editions published between 1924 and 1970 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
16 editions published between 1924 and 1970 in English and held by 112 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for everyday use by
William L Schaaf(
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16 editions published between 1942 and 1963 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the elements of mathematics and applies them to everyday affairs. For other editions, see Author Catalog
16 editions published between 1942 and 1963 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents the elements of mathematics and applies them to everyday affairs. For other editions, see Author Catalog
A bibliography of mathematical education by
William L Schaaf(
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3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1941 in English and held by 89 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for junior high school teachers; a professional subject matter text by
William L Schaaf(
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3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
3 editions published in 1931 in English and held by 87 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics; a modern approach by
Max Peters(
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6 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
6 editions published between 1965 and 1967 in English and held by 73 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 73 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
7 editions published in 1963 in English and held by 73 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
Mathematics and music by
William L Schaaf(
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4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
4 editions published in 1967 in English and held by 53 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mathematics for mechanics by
William L Schaaf(
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2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
2 editions published in 1942 in English and held by 50 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
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