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Name this fella

He was a mathematician and a leading book author on Mathematics. His books became the de facto standard textbook for Mathematics in most colleges and universities around the world.

He taught at Cal State L.A., Phoenix College in Arizona, the Open University of Great Britain, the University of Southern California and, most recently, Pepperdine University. In his 70s, he turned to teaching AP calculus in high schools.

He died on April 29, 2005 due to natural causes.

CLUE: He authored two books that are the standard Math textbooks in UP.

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  1. aica
    July 9, 2007 at 3:21 pm

    kilala ko toh! yey! P50.00 ko asan na?hehe

    si Leithold ito eh..hehe

    akin na dali!..:)

  2. aica
    July 9, 2007 at 3:23 pm

    basta si Louis Leithold to..huhu

  3. July 11, 2007 at 4:01 pm

    oohh.. Leithold? 2 years ago na pala.. heehee

  4. July 11, 2007 at 7:21 pm

    You know where to contact me.

    Its Louis Leithold. =) Author of The Calculus 7 and College Algebra & Trigonometry

    The root of our heartaches in Math.

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