# A College Algebra

Allyn & Bacon, 1889 - Algebra - 317 pages
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### Contents

 FIRST PART 1 CHAPTER II 11 FRACTIONS 2224 22 CHAPTER V 33 LOWEST COMMON MULTIPLE 41 INVOLUTION EVOLUTION 42 CHAPTER VII 56 CHAPTER VIII 78
 CHAPTER XII 122 CHAPTER XIII 134 Successive Derivatives 145 CONVERGENCY AND SUMMATION OF SERIES 171192 171 CHAPTER XVI 193 CHAPTER XVII 215 CHAPTER XVIII 224 CHAPTER XIX 237

 CHAPTER IX 92 DISCUSSION OF PROBLEMS 99 CHAPTER XI 115
 CONTINUED FRACTIONS 254265 254 CHAPTER XXI 266 Copyright

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