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AN

ELEMENTARY COURSE

OF

MATHEMATICS,

DESIGNED PRINCIPALLY FOR STUDENTS OF THE

UNIVERSITY OF CAMBRIDGE.

BY THE

REV. HARVEY GOODWIN, M. A.,

LATE FELLOW AND MATHEMATICAL LECTURER

OF GONVILLE AND CAIUS COLLEGE.

CAMBRIDGE:
PRINTED AT THE UNIVERSITY PRESS,
PUBLISHED BY J. & J.J. DEIGHTON;.

AND SOLD BY

SIMPKIN, MARSHALL & CO., AND GEORGE BELL, LONDON.

M.DCCC.XLVI.

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PREFACE.

The design of the following work will be understood hy reference to the following extracts from a Grace of the Senate, passed in May, 1846, which will regulate the examination of Candidates for Mathematical Honours in January, 1848. and succeedino vears.

By the same Author, and to be published shortly by

MESSRS J. & J. J. DEIGHTON,

A Collection of Problems and Examples, adapted to the Elemen

tary Course of Mathematics.

and Examiners, taking into account the Examination of all the eight days, shall arrange all the Candidates who have been declared to deserve Mathematical Honours into the three classes of Wranglers, Senior Optimes and Junior Optimes, as has been hitherto usual ; and that these classes be published in the Senate House at nine o'clock on the Friday morning preceding the general B.A. Admission.

3. That the subjects of the Examination on the first three days shall be those contained in the following Schedule :-

Book XII,

Euclid. Book I to VI. Book XI, Props. I to XXI. Props. I, II.

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