First Course in the Theory of Equations
by Leonard E. Dickson
Publisher: John Wiley & Sons 1922
Number of pages: 207
The theory of equations is not only a necessity in the subsequent mathematical courses and their applications, but furnishes an illuminating sequel to geometry, algebra and analytic geometry. Moreover, it develops anew and in greater detail various fundamental ideas of calculus for the simple, but important, case of polynomials. The theory of equations therefore affords a useful supplement to differential calculus whether taken subsequently or simultaneously.
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- Naval Education and Training
Contents: Number systems and sets; Positive integers; Signed numbers; Common fractions; Decimals; Percentage and measurement; Exponents and radicals; Logarithms and the slide rule; Fundamentals of algebra; Factoring polynomials; and more.
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 David H. Collingwood, K. David Prince, Matthew M. Conroy
The basic theme of this book is precalculus within the context of problem solving. The pace is faster than a high school class in precalculus, we aim for greater command of the material, especially to extend what we have learned to new situations.
by Dan Umbarger - Brown Books Publishing Group
These materials show the evolution of logarithmic ideas over 350 years. A quick review of mathematics as it was practiced for hundreds of years would be helpful for many students in understanding logarithms as they are still used today.