Mathematician's Delight (Google eBook)
"Recommended with confidence" by The Times Literary Supplement, this lively survey starts with arithmetic and algebra and gradually proceeds to trigonometry and calculus. The author, who is internationally renowned for his innovative teaching methods, offers insights into the pleasures of mathematics that will appeal to readers of all backgrounds. 1943 edition.
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Review: Mathematician's DelightUser Review - JerryB - Goodreads
WW Sawyer is one of the best -- possibly THE best -- writer of mathematics in a "popularizing" vein. He is [was, I should say] a real teacher at heart, but every inch a true mathematician who knows all of the technical nuances as well. I strongly recommend EVERYTHING this man has written. Read full review
Review: Mathematician's DelightUser Review - Robert Beveridge - Goodreads
WW Sawyer, Mathematician's Delight (Penguin, 1943) I approached this with some trepidation, as when I picked it up recently, I discovered a makeshift bookmark (that had a date on it-- July of 1994 ... Read full review