Ten years' Queen's scholarship questions, 1870-9, with answers to arithmetic, algebra, and mensuration
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Ten Years' Queen's Scholarship Questions, 1870-9, with Answers to Arithmetic ...
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Page 103 - If, from the ends of the side of a triangle, there be drawn two straight lines to a point within the triangle, these shall be less than, the other two sides of the triangle, but shall contain a greater angle. Let...
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