The Texas Mathematics Teachers' Bulletin, Volumes 1-7

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The University, 1915 - Mathematics
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Page 26 - ... thought out in the limited time of the examination. It should be a test of the candidate's grasp and insight — not a catch question or a question of unfamiliar character making extraordinary demands on the critical powers of the candidate, or one the solution of which depends on an inspiration. Above all, this question should lie near to the heart of the subject as all well-prepared candidates understand the subject. As a rule, a question should consist of a single part and be framed to test...
Page 23 - Thus mathematics may be defined as the subject in which we never know what we are talking about, nor whether what we are saying is true.
Page 31 - That, if a straight line falling on two straight lines makes the interior angles on the same side less than two right angles, the two straight lines, if produced indefinitely, meet on that side on which are the angles less than the two right angles.
Page 2 - Research, and other bulletins of general educational interest. With the exception of special numbers, any bulletin will be sent to a citizen of Texas free on request. All communications about University publications should be addressed to the Editor of University Publications, University of Texas, Austin.
Page 9 - Two triangles are congruent if two sides and the included angle of the one are equal, respectively, to two sides and the included angle of the other.
Page 36 - Four quantities are in proportion when the ratio of the first to the second is equal to the ratio of the third to the fourth.
Page 49 - He studied (since music has charms for the fair) The theory of fiddles and whistles, — Then composed by acoustic equations, an air, Which, when 'twas performed, made the lady's long hair Stand on end, like a porcupine's bristles.

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