Practical Mathematics for Beginners
by Frank Castle
Publisher: Macmillan and co 1905
Number of pages: 366
From the table of contents: Arithmetic; Plane Geometry; Algebra; British and Metric Units; Logarithms; Slide Rule; Ratios; Use of Squared Paper; Mensuration. Area of Parallelogram. Triangle. Circumference of Circle. Area of a Circle; etc.
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