SUBJECTS OF INSTRUCTION
Algebra a. This course affords a thorough. and complete treatment of addition and subtraction, parentheses, multiplication, division, simple equations, factoring, highest common factor, lowest common multiple, fractions, simultaneous equations, inequalities, involution, theory of exponents, radicals, quadratic equations, and equations solved like quadratics.
Wells's The Essentials of Algebra is the text book in use.
Five hours per week throughout the year.
Algebra b. This course treats simultaneous quadratic equations, theory of quadratic equations, ratio, proportion, and variation, arithmetical, geometrical, and harmonica) progressions, imaginary numbers, and logarithms.
Two hours per week throughout the year.
Plane Geometry. This course covers the five books in plane geometry It aims to familiarize the students with the forms of rigid deductive reasoning, and to develop accuracy of statement and the power of logical proof. Considerable time is devoted to the demonstra-