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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- W.W. Shannon
Designed to prepare the pupils for the intelligent mastery of the fundamental operations. Through the application of number to objects, an insight into common operations is gained. The memorizing of facts is subordinate to the getting of ideas ...
by David Murdock - TTU
In this booklet I've tried to pick out the bits of your math courses that you will really need to get through your first courses in physics and chemistry. In addition, I give some directions on how to use an inexpensive scientific calculator.
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...
by A.H. Bell - Blackie And Son Limited
Includes trigonometry and an introduction to the calculus - a textbook for higher elementary secondary and technical schools. The processes of Algebra are established in a practical way. Academic treatment has been avoided as far as possible.