Practical Mathematics for Beginners (Classic Reprint)
Liczba stron: 366
Wydanie: 2017 r.
Excerpt from Practical Mathematics for Beginners<br><br>But though Practical Mathematics secures more and more adherents, the subject is still in a tentative stage. The recent revision of the syllabus issued by the Board of Education only two years after its first appearance, is evidence of this.<br><br>The present volume is designed to help students in classes where the new course of work issued from South Kensington forms the basis of the lessons of the winter session. Such students are supposed to be familiar with the simple rules of arithmetic, including vulgar fractions, hence the present volume commences with the decimal system of notation. The modern contracted methods of calculation, which are so useful in practical problems, are not taught in many schools and they are therefore introduced at an early stage.<br><br>About the Publisher<br><br>Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at www.forgottenbooks.com<br><br>This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.