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Practical Mathematics

Nature volume 149, page 486 (02 May 1942) | Download Citation



THE intensive study of the principles of elementary mathematics has greatly increased with the coming of war and, as a consequence, a new type of book has made its appearance. The necessity of this lies in the fact that, in preparing for the technical branches of the Services, students have little time to study several comprehensive textbooks. What they need is a single volume containing the essential arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry and mechanics, dealt with as tersely as possible and with a practical bias.

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