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Published by Mears and Dusenbery in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Navigation

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Martin Roche ... and George Walter Roche ..
    SeriesSelected Americana from Sabin"s Dictionary of books relating to America, from its discovery to the present time -- 72312
    ContributionsRoche, George W
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationvii, 75 p.
    Number of Pages75
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL14657225M

    Printed in the United States of America. Library of Congress Cataloging-in-Publication Data. Wright, Robert J., Educational assessment: Tests and measurements in the age of accountability / Robert J. Wright. p. cm. Includes bibliographical references and index. ISBN (cloth) 1. Practical Math 4th Edition by ATP Staff and Publisher ATP. Save up to 80% by choosing the eTextbook option for ISBN: , The print version of this textbook is ISBN: ,


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