## Schaum's Outline of Basic Mathematics with Applications to Science and Technology
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### Contents

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Common Fractions | 36 |

Percentage | 51 |

Essentials of Algebra | 61 |

Ratio and Proportion | 95 |

Linear Equations | 106 |

Exponents and Radicals | 131 |

Trigonometic Functions | 291 |

Solution of Triangles | 306 |

Vectors | 322 |

Radian Measure | 340 |

Conic Sections | 358 |

Numbering Systems | 371 |

Arithmetic Operations in a Computer | 384 |

Counting Methods | 408 |

Logarithms | 171 |

Quadratic Equations and Square Roots | 214 |

Essentials of Plane Geometry | 243 |

Solid Figures | 276 |

Probability and Odds | 417 |

Statistics | 429 |

Appendix | 461 |

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Page 20 - UNITS length meter* (m) mass kilogram (kg) time second (s) electric current ampere (A) thermodynamic temperature...

Page 250 - Two triangles are congruent if two sides and the included angle of one are equal respectively to two sides and the included angle of the other.

Page 95 - In any proportion, the product of the means is equal to the product of the extremes.

Page 250 - Two triangles are congruent if two angles and the included side of one are equal respectively to two angles and the included side of the other.

Page 38 - A number is divisible by 3 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 3• A number is divisible by 9 if the sum of its digits is divisible by 9.

Page 165 - C, if the metal is in the form of a 1 cm. -cube, but since the resistance of a conductor is directly proportional to its length and inversely proportional to its cross-sectional area, it is 1'6 x 100 x 100 = 16 000 microhms = 0 '016 n if the 1 cu.

Page 276 - The Altitude of a prism is the perpendicular distance between its bases.

Page 39 - The Least Common Denominator of two or more fractions is the least common multiple of their denominators.

Page 464 - TABLE OF SQUARES AND SQUARE ROOTS* Number Square Square root Number Square Square root 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 1 4 9 16 25 36 49 64 81 100...