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1916 School Science and Mathematics  
Pages vii+206. 13X19 cm. 65 cents. 1915. The Macmillan Company, New York. It is the purpose of this book to present algebra to beginners in a simpler, clearer, and more practical form than is usually found in school texts. Certain redundant term's and notations are omitted. An intimate connection between algebra and arithmetic is maintained, and the mechanical manipulation of algebraic expressions is reduced to a small amount. Stress is laid on practical applications to problems arising in
more » ... ess, and graphs are given a practical application. There are several full page pictures of mathematicians^a nd a number of historical notes. H. E. C.
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