# Mathematician:David Eugene Smith

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## Mathematician

American mathematician and educator best known for his translations of classics.

## Nationality

American

## History

- Born: January 21, 1860 in Cortland, New York
- Died: 29 July 1944 in New York City, New York

## Publications

- Translated:
- 1897:
*Famous Problems of Elementary Geometry*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman: from 1895: Felix Klein:*Vorträge über ausgewählte Fragen der Elementargeometrie*) - 1900:
*A Brief History of Mathematics*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman: from 1890: Karl Fink:*Geschichte der Elementarmathematik*) *The Treviso Arithmetic*- 1925: 1637: René Descartes:
*La Géométrie*(with Marcia L. Latham)

- 1897:

- Edited:
- 1915:
*A Budget of Paradoxes*by Augustus De Morgan

- 1915:

- Wrote:
- 1895:
*Plane and Solid Geometry*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman) - 1896:
*History of Modern Mathematics* - 1897:
*New Higher Arithmetic*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman) - 1899:
*New Plane and Solid Geometry*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman) - 1900:
*The Teaching of Elementary Mathematics* - 1900:
*Elements of Algebra*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman) - 1901:
*Geometric Exercises in Paper Folding*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman) - 1902:
*Academic Algebra*(with Wooster Woodruff Beman) - 1908:
*Rara Arithmetica* - 1909:
*The Teaching of Arithmetic*(revised edition: 1913) - 1911:
*The Hindu-Arabic Numerals* - 1912:
*The Teaching of Geometry* - 1912:
*A Bibliography on the Teaching of Mathematics*(with Charles Goldziher) - 1912: Introduction to
*The Ganita-Sara-Sangraha of Mahaviracharya*by Rao Bahadur M. Rangacharya - 1914:
*A History of Japanese Mathematics*(with Yoshio Mikami) - 1919:
*Number Stories of Long Ago* - 1923:
*Our Debt to Greece and Rome: Mathematics* - 1923:
*History of Mathematics, Volume 1* - 1925:
*History of Mathematics, Volume 2* - 1930: Introduction to
*A Short History of Mathematics*by Vera Sanford

- 1895: