## Responsions Papers in Stated Subjects (exclusive of Books), 1901-1906: With Answers to Mathematical Questions and Introduction |

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( 2 ) That more attention should be paid to

of approximation should be cultivated ( e . g . that answers should be correct to a

stated number of

...

( 2 ) That more attention should be paid to

**decimals**, and especially that methodsof approximation should be cultivated ( e . g . that answers should be correct to a

stated number of

**decimal**places ) . ( 3 ) ( As a consequence of the proposals just...

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... we often escape the necessity of doing so at all . Similarly it is not necessary to

reduce all sums of money to farthings , nor all mixed fractions to improper

fractions ; and the practice of turning

most ...

... we often escape the necessity of doing so at all . Similarly it is not necessary to

reduce all sums of money to farthings , nor all mixed fractions to improper

fractions ; and the practice of turning

**decimals**habitually into vulgar fractions ismost ...

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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

28 : 65 . 6 . Reduce 98 . 2d . to the

.

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 and28 : 65 . 6 . Reduce 98 . 2d . to the

**decimal**of £1 . 138 . 4d . , and find the value of.

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9 d . to the

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 .

9 d . to the

**decimal**of £1 , and find the value of 2625 of a mile . 7 . If goods arepurchased 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 .

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108 . , and express 38 . 1£d . as the

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 .

108 . , and express 38 . 1£d . as the

**decimal**of £1 . 7 . What is the cost of 1775cycle - 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 .

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