## Parliamentary Papers, Volume 27H.M. Stationery Office, 1878 |

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**Mathematics**. - W . H. Besant ; S. H. Burbury ; Rev. A. W. Headlam ; Rev. Canon Heaviside ; H. Malkin ; Professor R. Kalley Miller ; B. F. Molesworth ; W. D. Niven ; H. F. Pooley ; Professor H. J. S. Smith ; Rev. P. H. Smith ; Rev. R ... Page 39

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**Mathematics**( Pure and Mixed ) Natural Science : that is ( 1 ) Chemistry , including Heat ; ( 2 ) Electricity and Magnetism ; ( 3 ) Geo- logy and Mineralogy ; ( 4 ) Zoology ; ( 5 ) Botany 1,000 The total ( 1,000 ) marks may be obtained ... Page 44

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**Mathematics**, viz.:— a . Euclid , Books I. to IV . b . Trigonometry as applied to plane triangles . c . Algebra , including simple and quadratic equa- tions , involution , evolution , and surds . 4. Astronomy : -- a . The use of the ... Page 45

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**Mathematics**, viz . : - a . Euclid , Books I. to IV . b . Trigonometry as applied to plane triangles . c . Algebra , including simple and quadratic equa- tions , involution , evolution , and surds . 4. Astronomy : -- a . The use of the ... Page 46

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**Mathematics**, viz . : - a . The binomial theorem ; De Moivre's theorem . b . Cubic equations ; numerical equations . c . Spherical trigonometry , and its applications to Astronomy . d . The differential calculus ; including Taylor's ...### Other editions - View all

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Page 432 - If two triangles have two sides of the one equal to two sides of the...