# Book:A. Geary/Mathematics for Technical Students, Part One

## A. Geary, H.V. Lowry and H.A. Hayden: Mathematics for Technical Students, Part One

Published $\text {1938}$, Longmans, Green and Co.

### Contents

PREFACE

ARITHMETIC
CHAPTER I
Decimals; factors; fractions; square root; ratio; proportion; percentage

ALGEBRA
CHAPTER II
Symbols and formulae; simple equations
CHAPTER III
Directed numbers; algebraic processes
CHAPTER IV
Further equations; transformation of formulae; simultaneous equations
CHAPTER V
Graphs of statistics and of algebraic expressions
CHAPTER VI
Graphs with directed numbers; use of graphs to solve equations and to find maxima and minima
CHAPTER VII
Indices and logarithms; slide rule
CHAPTER VIII
Further algebraic processes; factors; equations with two roots
CHAPTER IX
Ratio; proportion; variation

GEOMETRY
CHAPTER X
Fundamental ideas
CHAPTER XI
Symmetry; congruence; similarity
CHAPTER XII
Areas; Pythagoras' theorem
CHAPTER XIII
Loci
CHAPTER XIV
The circle
CHAPTER XV
Approximations to areas of irregular figures; areas of surfaces; volumes of solids

TRIGONOMETRY
CHAPTER XVI
Sine, cosine and tangent of angles; solution of right-angled triangles
CHAPTER XVII
Polar co-ordinates; vectors; ratios of $30^\circ$, $45^\circ$, $60^\circ$; graphs of sine and cosine of acute angles
CHAPTER XVIII
Ratios of angles of any magnitude; graphs of $a \sin p \theta$ and $a \cos p \theta$