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S on square and cube roots. It is expectedthat pupils who use this book will learn how to extract thesquare and cube roots by the simple formulas of Algebra, andbe spared the necessity of committing to memory the long andtedious rules given in Arithmetic, rules that are generally forgotten in le.

Fficulties ofnegative numbers.The third chapter contains a simple explanation of negativenumbers. The recognition of the facts that the real nature ofiiiPREFACE. ivsubtraction is counting backwards, and that the real nature ofmultiplication is forming the product from the multiplicand precise.

Del solution of an example of each class is given as aguide to the solution of other examples of that class.The course may end with the chapter on quadratics, but thePREFACE. vsimple questions of arithmetical progression and of geometricalprogression are so interesting in themselves, and show s.