Edward Waring

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Edward Waring (1736 - August 15, 1798) was British mathematician who was born in Old Heath (near Shrewsbury) Shropshire England and died in Pontesbury Shropshire England

He was Lucasian professor of mathematics at Cambridge University from 1760 until his death. He was awarded the Copley Medal in 1784.

He made the assertion known as Waring's Problem without proof in his writings Meditationes Algebraicae.

See also

External links

  • O'Connor, John J., and Edmund F. Robertson. "Edward Waring". MacTutor History of Mathematics archive.


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