Ratio, rate, and proportion
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Published by Harper"s College Press in New York .
Written in English


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StatementJoyce K. Hill ... [et al.].
SeriesArithmetic : developing concepts and skills ;, AR-12
ContributionsHill, Joyce K.
LC ClassificationsQA117 .R27
The Physical Object
Pagination p. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5066930M
ISBN 100061640123
LC Control Number74034468

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