by David H. Collingwood, K. David Prince, Matthew M. Conroy
Number of pages: 335
The basic theme of this book is to study precalculus within the context of problem solving. The pace of this course will be faster than a high school class in precalculus. Above that, we aim for greater command of the material, especially the ability to extend what we have learned to new situations.
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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 Cargill Gilston Knott - Chambers
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.
by John Radford Young - Wm. H. Allen
The preparation necessary for the profitable study of the following course of Mathematics is a knowledge of common Arithmetic, and some acquaintance with Geometry, as taught in Euclid's Elements. We shall commence with a treatise on Algebra.
- 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 ...