# The Elementary and Complete Examiner: Or, Candidate's Assistant: Prepared to Aid Teachers in Securing Certificates from Boards of Examiners, and Pupils in Preparing Themselves for Promotion, Teachers in Selecting Review Questions in Normal Schools, Institutes, and in All Drill and Class Exercises,

A. S. Barnes, 1869 - Educational tests and measurements - 276 pages

### Contents

 PREFACE 3 xi ACCENT 21 CHAPTER IV 39 CHAPTER VII 46 Tenses 59 ARITHMETIC 69 Subtraction 71 Common Fractions 77
 CHAPTER VIII 102 Notation 119 PART SECOND 128 Addition 131 CHAPTER XIV 147 CHAPTER XV 153 69 157 Nitrogen 179

 Contractions in Division 83 Commission 89 Cube Root 95 Mensuration 98
 Sodium 186 CHAPTER XVII 193 CHAPTER XIX 200

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