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Abbott, Percival William Henrylocked

BA (Lond.)

Born 7 June 1869; s of J. S. Abbott; m Isobel M. Lucy; one d; died 29 Jan. 1954


privately; London University


Mathematical master, The Polytechnic, and Head of the Mathematical Dept, 1895–1919; Headmaster, Polytechnic School, Regent Street, W1, 1919–34; Member IAHM; formerly Hon. Secretary and President, Association of Teachers in Technical Institutions; Member Consultative Committee; Board of Education, 1920–26; Member Secondary Schools Examination Council, 1916–28; Member Teachers’ Registration Council and Chairman of Technical Section, 1912–26; Leader of the Technical Panel, Burnham Committee, 1919–22; formerly Hon. Secretary of the Teaching Committee, Mathematical Association


Mathematical Tables and Formulae, 1918; Numerical Trigonometry, 1918; Exercises in Arithmetic and Mensuration, 1913; National Certificate Mathematics (3 vols), 1938; Teach yourself Trigonometry, 1940; Teach yourself Mechanics, 1941; Teach yourself Algebra, 1942; Teach yourself Calculus, 1946; Teach Yourself Geometry, 1947. Editor Technical College Series. Formerly Editor, The Technical Journal


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