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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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...
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