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

  • 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)
    • 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