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Page 36 - Washington, a department of education, for the purpose of collecting such statistics and facts as shall show the condition and progress of education in the several States and Territories, and of diffusing such information respecting the organization and management of schools and school systems, and methods of teaching, as shall aid the people of the United States in the establishment and maintenance of efficient school systems, and otherwise promote the cause of education throughout the country.
Page 100 - Group I (two to be selected) : — Shakespeare's As You Like It, Henry V , Julius Caesar, The Merchant of Venice, Twelfth Night. Group II (one to be selected) : — Bacon's Essays; Bunyan's The Pilgrim's Progress, Part I ; The Sir Roger de Coverley Papers in The Spectator; Franklin's Autobiography.
Page 24 - Tennyson's Gareth and Lynette, Lancelot and Elaine, and The Passing of Arthur; Browning's Cavalier Tunes, The Lost Leader, How They Brought the Good News from Ghent to Aix...
Page 107 - The fee (which cannot be accepted in advance of the application) should be remitted by postal order, express order, or draft on New York to the order of the College Entrance Examination Board.
Page 78 - Complex numbers, with graphical representation of sums and differences. Determinants, chiefly of the second, third and fourth orders, including the use of minors and the solution of linear equations. Numerical equations of higher degree, and so much of the theory of equations, with graphical methods, as is necessary for their treatment, including Descartes' rule of signs and Horner's method, but not Sturm's functions or multiple roots.
Page 79 - Solid geometry. The usual theorems and constructions of good textbooks, including the relations of planes and lines in space; the properties and measurement of prisms, pyramids, cylinders, and cones; the sphere and the spherical triangle. The solution of numerous original exercises, including loci problems. Applications to the mensuration of surfaces and solids.
Page 109 - Quadratic equations, both numerical and literal. Simple cases of equations with one or more unknown quantities, that can be solved by the methods of linear or Quadratic equations. Problems depending on quadratic equations. The binomial theorem for positive integral exponents. The formulas for the nth term and the sum of the terms of arithmetical and geometric progressions, with applications.
Page 29 - Report on the origin and prevalence of typhoid fever in the District of Columbia.
Page 48 - Definitions and relations of the six trigonometric functions as ratios ; circular measurement of angles. Proofs of principal formulas, in particular for the sine, cosine, and tangent of the sum and the difference of two angles, of the double angle and the half angle, the product expressions for the sum or the difference of two sines or of two sines or of two cosines, etc.
Page 99 - This should comprise the reading of from 400 to 600 pages of French of ordinary difficulty, a portion to be in the dramatic form ; constant practice in giving French paraphrases, abstracts or reproductions from memory of selected portions of the matter read ; the study of a grammar of moderate completeness ; writing from dictation. Suitable texts are : About's stories, Augier and Sandeau's Le Gendre de M.