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Lac mihi non aestate novum, non frigore defit;
Canto quae solitus, si quando armenta vocabat,
Amphion Dircaeus in Actaeo Aracintho.

Nec sum adeo informis: nuper me in litore vidi,
Cum placidam ventis staret mare; non ego Daphnim
Judice te metuam, si numquam fallit imago. — ECL., II.

3. Consumptis hic forte aliis, ut vertere morsus
Exiguam in Cererem penuria adegit edendi
Et violare manu malisque audacibus orbem
Fatalis crusti patulis nec parcere quadris,
"Heus, etiam mensas consumimus!" inquit Iulus;
Nec plura adludens. Ea vox audita laborum
Prima tulit finem, primamque loquentis ab ore
Eripuit pater, ac stupefactus numine pressit.

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2. What is the cost of a pile of wood whose dimensions are 2, 1.9, and 42.5 metres, at $2 per stere?

3. Find, by logarithms, the third power of the fourth 121 X.01

root of


4. A and B gain in business $5,040, of which A is to have ten per cent more than B.


What is the share of

5. If 2 cubic inches of iron weigh as much as 15 cubic

inches of water, and a cubic foot of water weigh 1000 ounces, find the weight, in tons, of a cubic yard of iron.

6. If 12 pipes, each delivering 12 gallons a minute, fill a cistern in 3 hours 24 minutes, how many pipes, each delivering 16 gallons a minute, will fill a cistern 6 times as large

in 6 hours 48 minutes?

7. How many kilometres make a mile?

8. How many bags, each containing 2 bu. 1 pk. 3 qt., will be required to hold 111 bu. 2 pk. 4 qt. of grain?

9. What is the compound interest of $1 for 143 years, allowing it to double once in 11 yr. 11 mo. ?


[Give the whole work.]

1. FIND the greatest common divisor and the least common multiple of (243a10%+1) and (81a8b-1), by resolv ing each expression into factors.

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3. Divide




255/a8 21aba; and express the result

without fractional or negative exponents.

4. Solve the equations 2xy = 21, 2x2 + y2 = 153.

5. A person buys some cloth for $ 90. If he had got two yards more for the same sum, the price per yard would have been fifty cents less. How much did he buy, and at what price per yard?

6. Find (a-6)12 by the Binomial Theorem.


[Give the whole work.]

1. SOLVE the equations x3 — y3 = 215, x2 + xy + y2 = 43. 2. A certain number consists of three digits, in arithmetical progression. If it be divided by the sum of the digits, the quotient is 48; but if 198 be subtracted from it, the digits are inverted. Find the number.

3. Prove the formula for the sum of a geometric progression, in terms of a, r, and n.

4. The first term of a geometric progression is 512, the last term is 162, and the sum is 1562. Find the whole se

ries. Find also what the sum of this series would be, if continued to infinity.

5. Solve the equation √(x+4) —√x=√(x+§).

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7. Find the greatest common divisor of

2x11x39 and 4x+11x+81.


1. WHEN are two polygons said to be similar? What are similar arcs? similar segments?

2. If a triangle has two sides equal, what is it called? Prove what is true of the angles opposite the equal sides.

3. If, in any triangle, a line be drawn parallel to the base, it will divide the other two sides proportionally. Prove.

4. At a given point in the circumference of a circle a tangent to the circle is drawn. What is the measure of the angle between the tangent and a chord drawn from the point of contact? Prove. What will this angle be if the chord passes through the centre of the circle?

5. Prove that the perimeters of regular polygons, of the same number of sides, are to each other as the radii of the circumscribed circles. State, without proving, what the ratio of the areas of the polygons is.

6. Find the area of the circle in which a square, each side of which is 8 inches long, can be inscribed; and then find the radius of a second circle which shall be nine times as large as the first.


1. DEFINE the following terms: prism; right prism; pentagonal prism; altitude of a zone; spherical sector; lunary surface.

2. Given two planes perpendicular to each other, and a line in one of them perpendicular to their common intersection; prove that the line is perpendicular to the other plane.

3. How may the frustum of a right cone be generated? How is its convex surface found? Give proof.

4. The altitude of a given right cone is ten inches: how far from the vertex of the cone must two planes be passed, parallel to the base of the cone, in order to divide the lateral surface into three equal parts.

5. Prove that, if two spherical triangles on the same sphere, or on equal spheres, are equiangular with respect to each other, they are also equilateral with respect to each other. If the radius of one sphere is three times as great as

that of another, what will be the ratio of the sides of two mutually equiangular spherical triangles, one on one sphere and the other on the other?


[Give the whole work.]

1. WHAT angle does the line y+4x+2=0 make with 2y+8x=0? with 4y=x? with 5y +3x=1?

2. Which of the four lines in the previous question pass through the origin, and which do not? Prove.

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3. The general equation of a circle referred to rectangular axes is (y-n)2 + (x ·m)2 = r2. At what points is the circle whose radius is 33, and whose centre is at (-3,-), cut by the line y +10?

4. Deduce formulas for passing from a rectangular to a polar system. [Denote the polar coördinates by p, ; the coördinates of the pole with reference to the rectangular system by m, n; the angle which the initial line makes with x by a.]

5. The equation of the tangent to a circle is xx' +yy' = r2. Lines are drawn through (7, 1) tangent to the circle x2+y225. Find the points of tangency.

6. What is meant by the parameter of a curve? What is the parameter of y2=2px? Prove. Of a3y2+b2x2 = a2b2? Prove.

7. Explain in full one method of drawing a tangent to a parabola at a given point of the parabola.

8. Find whether the line 4y 3x=0 intersects the byperbola 5y2-2x2+15=0, or its conjugate. What is the tangent of the angle which the asymptotes of this curve make with the axis of x?

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