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Unprepared Translation. This may now be offered instead of prepared books, either in Latin, Greek, or both languages, and a few specimens are included in this book for those who wish to know the standard. No one however should make the change except those who have a really competent knowledge of the language offered. For such candidates hints will probably be superfluous, while to weaker ones they will be unnecessary, since they are strongly advised to leave the subject alone. A fow commonplaces about Unseen Translation may perhaps be briefly repeated.

In translating unprepared passages, the use of the dictionary should be taboood. To yield to the temptation of looking out even one or two words each time may prevent any real progress from being made. Every passage should be read over two or three times to gain the general sense, before pen is put to paper. Then such words and sentences as remain unknown must be guessed at, or rather inferred from the context. Even if some of the guesses are wrong, it will matter little if they suit the context, and if the whole passage makes sense, and in the main the right sense. The only two unpardonable faults are omissions and nonsense. No translation which is broken up into small parts by frequent hiatuses, or which makes no connected sense, can be of the slightest value. All translation should be, if possible, into good idiomatic English, but it is best not to be too free. Where the syntax and idiom of the two languages coincide, the literal translation should be adhered to.

It may be added that, in the prepared books, the only thing required is the correct translation of the passages set.

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RESPONSIONS PAPERS

ARITHMETIC

I. MICHAELMAS TERM, 1901. 1. Find the cost of the coal consumed in 2 weeks 5 days and 6 hours at fourpence for every five minutes.

2. A bankrupt owes £9876 and can pay 128. 6d. in the £. What are his assets, and what will a creditor lose on a debt of £250 ? 3. Simplify:

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34- of 4. Extract the square root of 30268, and of 2.2801. Prove that the answers are correct.

5. Divide 390.786 by 6.82, and express as decimal fractions 25 and 28:65.

6. Reduce 98. 2d. to the decimal of £1. 138. 4d., and find the value of .35 of an acre.

7. Find the cost of making a road 11 miles 1144 yards in length at £28. 88. 4d. a mile.

8. An agent receives rents amounting to £862. 108., and deducts 25 per cent. commission. What sum should he pay over to his employer ?

9. If it costs £38. 178. to keep a family of 7 persons for 11 weeks, what will be the expense of keeping 15 persons for 9 weeks at the same rate ?

10. The simple interest on a debt amounts to £460. 58. in 7 years at 5 per cent. What was the sum originally borrowed ?

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11. A room is 30 feet long, 21 feet broad, and 15 feet high. What will it cost to paper it with paper 2 feet 6 inches wide at 18. 3d. a yard, allowing 8 feet by 5 feet 3 inches for each of 2 doors, 10 feet by 6 feet for each of 2 windows, and 7 feet by 5 feet for a fireplace ?

12. Find the income produced by the investment of £36500 in 23 per cent. Consols at 911. What will be the change in it when the interest is reduced to 21 per

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II. HILARY TERM, 1902. 1. Multiply £4.68. 8d. by 3215, and divide 1287 acres 2 roods 10 poles by 54. 2. Find the G. C. M. and L. C. M. of 462, 1617, 2772.

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2.36 – 1.525 4. Extract the square root of 92715 and of 1867.1041.

5. Multiply .0046 by 5.24, and reduce •359375 and •1846 to vulgar fractions in their lowest terms.

6. Reduce 158. 9 d. to the decimal of £1, and find the value of 2625 of a mile.

7. If goods are purchased at £2. 168. per cwt. and sold at 71d. per lb., what is the gain per cent. ?

8. Ascertain the cost of insuring a cargo valued at £8500 at 124 per cent.

9. Find the rate per cent. at which £525 will produce £183. 158. in 7 years at simple interest.

10. A puts £5000 into a business, B £7500, and C £10000. The profits amount to £12000. What should be the share of each? · 11. How many yards of carpet three feet wide will be required to cover a floor 21 feet long and 163 feet broad ? What will be the cost at 7s. 6d. a yard ?

12. A person sold out £12500 Canada 21 per cent. stock at 90, and invested the proceeds in Victoria 4 per cent. stock at 108. What will be the change in his income?

III. TRINITY TERM, 1902. 1. Divide £2786. 68. 8d. by 643; and multiply 35 acres 3 roods 2 polos 2 yds. 2 ft. 3 ins. by 36. 2. Find the L. C. M. of 3029, 3961, 51493.

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4. Extract the square root of 1,80, and .01002001.

5. Multiply 10:48 by .0023; reduce 1.099 to a vulgar fraction in its lowest terms; and find the value of .0015625 of 1 lb. Troy.

6. Find .07 of £2. 108., and express 38. 1£d. as the decimal of £1.

7. What is the cost of 1775 cycle-houses at £3. 28. 1d. apiece ?

8. What will be the cost of paper 20 inches wide at 3}d. a yard for a room 21 feet long, 15 feet wide, and 10 feet high?

9. If £1383. 108. 6d. is divided between A, B, and C, so that A gets half as much again as B, and B twice as much as C, what is C's share 3

10. A man's net income being £750 after paying income-tax at 18. 3d. in the £, on what amount is income-tax assessed ?

ll. If goods are marked for sale at 20 per cent. above cost price, and 5 per cent. discount is given for cash, what is the actual profit on an outlay of £700 ?

12. The yearly dividend on a 3 per cent. stock is £237. If the stock is sold at 79 per cent., what sum does the sale produce ?

IV. SEPTEMBER, 1902. 1. Find the G. C. M. of 1106027 and 2439883, and the L. C. M. of 33, 117, 135, 143, 195.

2. Find the contents of 841 sacks, each containing 6 qr. 3 bush. 2 pk.

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3. The net profits of a company, £32720. 58., are to be divided equally into 10,000 shares, fractions of a penny being neglected; what balance will be left over ?

4. A village of 1235 inhabitants has 85 more females than males; how many are there of each sex ? 5. Simplify:

55403 610813

11-1 (3) .003409 of a mile ;

(4) .103-103 (expressing the answer as a decimal). 6. If telegraph wire costs £2. 88. 9d. a mile, what will 6211 miles cost ?

7. If ten eggs are bought for one shilling, how many must be sold for £1. 28. 6d. in order that there may be a profit of 121 per cent. ?

8. Find, correct to the nearest penny, the compound interest on £2410. 128. 6d. for 2 years at 4 per cent. per annum.

9. What is the price of a 24 per cent. stock when the yield to the investor is 32 per cent. ?

10. The area of the floor of a room is 15 sq. yds. 8 sq. ft. 135 sq. in., the length of the room being 124 feet and its height 12 feet; find the width of the room and the area of the walls..

11. Find the square root of 1005810415801.

V. MICHAELMAS TERM, 1902.

1. How many acres are there in a square field, each side of wbich is 550 yards ? 2. Simplify: 2.15 x .0202

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(3) .083 of £12. 198. 6d. 3. Divide £194. 58. among three persons so that their shares may be in the proportion of 5, 12, 13.

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