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UNIVERSITY OF LONDON.

A HAND-BOOK

TO THE STUDY OF

LATIN, GREEK, FRENCH AND GERMAN,

ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE,

ARITHMETIC, ALGEBRA,

PLANE AND SOLID GEOMETRY, TRIGONOMETRY,

AND

OTHER SUBJECTS INCLUDED IN THE ABOVE EXAMINATION;

TOGETHER WITH NUMEROUS QUESTIONS SET IN RECENT YEARS,
DESCRIPTIONS OF SUITABLE TEXT-BOOKS, COMPREHENSIVE LISTS OF BOOKS AND
THEIR PRICES, HINTS AND EXAMPLES FOR PRIVATE STUDENTS,

REMARKS ON PLANS OF STUDY, SELF-PREPARATION,
THE ANSWERING OF QUESTIONS, THE USE OF TRANSLATIONS, AND POINTS ор

PECULIAR INTEREST TO ALL CANDIDATES FOR M417790 DATION,
DEGREES IN ARTS, AND THE SPECIAL EXAMINATIONS ZA Wostep THE

ABOVE UNIVERSITY,

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JOHN HEYWOOD, EXCELSIOR BUILDINGS, RIDGEFIELD, JOHN DALTON STREET,
MANCHESTER; AND 18, PATERNOSTER SQUARE, LONDON, E.C.

AGENTS : SIMPKIN, MARSHALL, & Co., LONDON.

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LISTS OF CLASSICAL TEXT-BookS, TRANSLATIONS, AND HELPS.

32

Virgil, Horace, Cicero, Livy, Tacitus

32

Homer, Xenophon...

36

Other Useful Works for the Study of Greek and Latin

88

EXAMINATION-PAPERS IN LATIN

40

EXAMINATION-PAPERS IN GREEK

57-66

CHAPTER II.-FRENCH AND GERMAN.

FRENCH ..

68

Translation into English; with Remarks on the Study of Idioms

and the Idiomatic Rendering of Locutions Françaises..

68

French Prose : Books for Reading and Translation.

72

French Poetry: its Peculiarities

73

French Dictionaries

74

French Grammar as based upon Philogical Principles.

75

Questions in French Grammar.

81

GERMAN..

83

Translation into English.

84

German Dictionaries..

85

German Grammar

85

LIST OF ADDITIONAL BOOKS FOR THE STUDY OF FRENCH AND GERMAN 86

For Students of French

86

For Students of German.

90

EXAMINATION-PAPERS IN FRENCH

.91-100

EXAMINATION-PAPERS FOR HONOURS IN FRENCH

97-100

EXAMINATION-PAPERS IN GERMAN

101-7

CHAPTER III.-MATHEMATICS.

ARITHMETIC.

109

A Few Elementary Principles

111

Some Text-Books

113

Méthode de Reduction a l'Unité.

114

Other Text-Books, chiefly Theoretical.

117

Logarithms and Annuities..

119

LGEBRA.

120

Important Principles and Propositions.

122

I.-The Determination of Factors.

123

II.-Reduction and Manipulation of Fractions. The G.C.M. and

the L.C.M.

127

III.-Ratio, Proportion, and Variation

130

IV.-Permutations and Combinations

134

V.-Examples in Permutations and Combinations

140

VI.-The Arithmetical Treatment of Permutations and Com-

binations

150

VII.- Arithmetical and Geometrical Progressions

151

VIII.-Examples in Arithmetical and Geometrical Progression 160

IX.-Simple and Quadratic Equations. Some Methods of Solution 167

X.- The Theory of Quadratic Equations and Quadratic Expressions 180
XI.-The Solution of Problems by means of Equations.......... 184

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