by Cargill Gilston Knott
Publisher: Chambers 1914
Number of pages: 652
The aim has been to illustrate the use of mathematics in constructing diagrams; in measuring areas, volumes, strengths of materials ; in calculating latitudes and longitudes on the earth's surface ; and in solving similar problems. There is no attempt at a systematic development of any part of mathematics, except to a certain extent in the sections on plane and spherical trigonometry.
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