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Page 114 - Study This part of the requirement is intended as a natural and logical continuation of the student's earlier reading, with greater stress laid upon form and style, the exact meaning of words and phrases, and the understanding of allusions.
Page 115 - Factoring, determination of highest common factor and lowest common multiple by factoring; fractions, including complex fractions, and ratio and proportion; linear equations, both numerical and literal, containing one or more unknown quantities; problems depending on linear equations; radicals, including the extraction of the square root of polynomials and of numbers; exponents, including the fractional and...
Page 115 - Proceed from the known to the unknown — from the particular to the general — from the concrete to the abstract — from the simple to the more difficult.
Page 115 - The usual theorems and constructions of good textbooks, including the general properties of plane rectilinear figures ; the circle and the measurement of angles ; similar polygons ; areas ; regular polygons and the measurement of the circle. The solution of numerous original exercises, including loci problems. Applications to the mensuration of lines and plane surfaces.
Page 114 - Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix, Home Thoughts from Abroad, Home Thoughts from the Sea, Incident of the French Camp, Herve Riel, Pheidippides, My Last Duchess, Up at a Villa — Down in the City, The Italian in England, The Patriot, The Pied Piper, "De Gustibus...
Page 108 - New York, NY, and must be made upon a blank form to be obtained from the Secretary of the Board upon application.
Page 114 - Spectator (about 200 pages); Boswell: selections from the Life of Johnson (about 200 pages); Franklin: Autobiography; Irving: selections from the Sketch Book (about 200 pages), or Life of Goldsmith; Southey: Life of Nelson; Lamb: selections from the Essays...
Page 114 - As an aid to literary appreciation, he is further advised to acquaint himself with the most important facts in the lives of the authors whose works he reads and with their place in literary history. 1. READING. — The aim of this course is to foster in the student the habit of intelligent...
Page 114 - ... Exodus, Joshua, Judges, Samuel, Kings, and Daniel, together with the books of Ruth and Esther; the Odyssey, with the omission, if desired, of Books I, II, III, IV, V, XV, XVI, XVII; the Iliad...
Page 115 - The formulas for the nth term and the sum of the terms of arithmetical and geometric progressions, with applications. It is assumed that pupils will be required throughout the course to solve numerous problems which involve putting questions into equations. Some of these problems should be chosen from mensuration, from physics, and from commercial life. The use of graphical methods and illustrations, particularly in connection with the solution of equations, is also expected.

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