by Franco Vivaldi
Number of pages: 74
Learning modern higher mathematics--discrete mathematics, in particular--requires more than ever fluency in elementary arithmetic and algebra. An alarming number of students reach university without these skills. The Essential Mathematics programme at Queen Mary is designed to address this problem. It provides training for a compulsory examination, which all first year mathematics students must pass to be admitted to the second year; the exam is to be attempted repeatedly, until passed, and is supported by the course MAS010. A similar--if a bit less demanding--programme has been introduced as the core course SEF026 within the Science and Engineering foundational year. The Essential Mathematics programme consists of over 1000 gradual exercises on integers, fractions, radicals, polynomials, rational functions, linear and quadratic equations. Each exercise is provided with answer, for immediate feedback. A student following this programme conscientiously, will develop automatic response, stamina, and confidence, in a vital area of mathematical knowledge.
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by James Loudon - Copp, Clark & Co
Contents: Addition; Subtraction; Double Signs and Brackets; Multiplication; Division; Simple Equations; Involution and Evolution; The Highest Common Measure; The Lowest Common Multiple; Fractions; Quadratic Equations; Simultaneous Equations; etc.
by Harold O. Rugg, John R. Clark - Yonkers-on-Hudson, N.Y.
The text is organized to provide the pupil with the maximum opportunity to do genuine thinking, real problem-solving, rather than to emphasize the drill or manipulative aspects which now commonly require most of the pupil's time.
by Arthur Schultze - The Macmillan Company
The attempt is made here to shorten the usual course in algebra, while still giving to the student complete familiarity with all the essentials of the subject. All parts of the theory which are beyond the comprehension of the student are omitted.
by Robert L. Short - D.C. Heath & Co.
Large number of requests coming from teachers for supplementary work in algebra has led me to collect such material into a monograph, hoping to furnish the teacher with methods and supplementary work by which he may brighten up the algebra review.