Mathematician:Edward Waring

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Mathematician

English mathematician mainly active in the fields of number theory and analysis.

Most famous for posing what are now called:


Nationality

English


History

  • Born: c. 1736
  • Died: 15 August 1798


Problems posed

Results named for Edward Waring can be found here.


Publications


Critical View

Waring was one of the profoundest mathematicians of the eighteenth century; but the inelegance and obscurity of his writings prevented him from obtaining that reputation to which he was entitled.
-- Thomas Thomson


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