Fundamentals of Practical Mathematics
by George Wentworth
Publisher: Ginn and Co. 1922
Number of pages: 220
The present book contains those basic principles which the student must know, whatever special vocation he is to follow. This work consists of a review of such topics as the four fundamental operations with integers and fractions, the practical use of percentage, the applications of proportion, the elements of mensuration, the use of the formula and the equation, the finding of areas by plotting on squared paper, the finding of roots, and the simplest elements of trigonometry.
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by Claude Irwin Palmer - McGraw-Hill
This work has been written for the adult. The endeavor has been to make the student feel that he is in actual touch with real things. The intention has been to lay as broad a foundation as is consistent with the scope of the work.
by A. Ziwet, L.A. Hopkins, E.R. Hedrick - The Macmillan Company
The book combines analytic geometry and topics traditionally treated in college algebra that depend upon geometric representation. Through this combination it becomes possible to show the student more directly the meaning of these subjects.
by John Perry - The Macmillan Company
We show a student how to work problems, exercising his common sense, and we give him experimental proof of the correctness of his results. Our methods of reasoning are those logical methods which are adopted in common affairs...
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