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Elementary Technical Mathematics

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Edition:
8th
ISBN13:

9780534386375

ISBN10:
0534386377
Format:
Paperback
Pub. Date:
6/12/2002
Publisher(s):
Brooks Cole
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Summary

This respected, extremely user-friendly text emphasizes essential math skills and consistently relates math to practical applications so students can see how learning math will help them on the job. Visual images are used to engage students and assist with problem solving.

Table of Contents

Basic Concepts
1(93)
Review of Operations with Whole Numbers
2(1)
Review of Basic Operations
2(9)
Order of Operations
11(2)
Area and Volume
13(5)
Formulas
18(3)
Prime Factorization
21(5)
Review
25(1)
Review of Operations with Fractions
26(1)
Introduction to Fractions
26(5)
Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
31(11)
Multiplication and Division of Fractions
42(8)
The English System of Weights and Measures
50(4)
Review
53(1)
Review of Operations with Decimal Fractions and Percent
54(1)
Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions
54(8)
Rounding Numbers
62(3)
Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions
65(7)
Percent
72(4)
Part, Base, and Rate
76(10)
Powers and Roots
86(8)
Review
89(1)
Accent on Teamwork
89(1)
Review
90(2)
Test
92(2)
Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
94(22)
Addition of Signed Numbers
95(3)
Subtraction of Signed Numbers
98(2)
Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers
100(2)
Signed Fractions
102(3)
Powers of 10
105(3)
Scientific Notation
108(8)
Accent on Teamwork
113(1)
Review
113(1)
Test
114(2)
The Metric System
116(24)
Introduction to the Metric System
117(3)
Length
120(3)
Mass and Weight
123(2)
Volume and Area
125(3)
Time, Current, and Other Units
128(2)
Temperature
130(3)
Metric and English Conversion
133(7)
Accent on Teamwork
137(1)
Review
137(1)
Test
138(1)
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-3
139(1)
Measurement
140(52)
Approximate Numbers and Accuracy
141(3)
Precision and Greatest Possible Error
144(3)
The Vernier Caliper
147(6)
The Micrometer Caliper
153(8)
Addition and Subtraction of Measurements
161(4)
Multiplication and Division of Measurements
165(3)
Relative Error and Percent of Error
168(4)
Color Code of Electrical Resistors
172(5)
Reading Scales
177(15)
Accent on Teamwork
188(1)
Review
188(2)
Test
190(2)
Polynomials: An Introduction to Algebra
192(21)
Fundamental Operations
193(2)
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
195(3)
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
198(4)
Multiplication of Monomials
202(2)
Multiplication of Polynomials
204(3)
Division by a Monomial
207(1)
Division by a Polynomial
208(5)
Accent on Teamwork
211(1)
Review
211(1)
Test
212(1)
Equations and Formulas
213(33)
Equations
214(5)
Equations with Variables in Both Members
219(2)
Equations with Parentheses
221(3)
Equations with Fractions
224(4)
Translating Words into Algebraic Symbols
228(1)
Applications Involving Equations
229(5)
Formulas
234(3)
Substituting Data into Formulas
237(3)
Reciprocal Formulas Using a Calculator
240(6)
Accent on Teamwork
243(1)
Review
243(1)
Test
244(1)
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-6
245(1)
Ratio and Proportion
246(22)
Ratio
247(4)
Proportion
251(5)
Direct Variation
256(6)
Inverse Variation
262(6)
Accent on Teamwork
265(1)
Review
265(1)
Test
266(2)
Graphing Linear Equations
268(26)
Linear Equations with Two Variables
269(6)
Graphing Linear Equations
275(6)
The Slope of a Line
281(6)
The Equation of a Line
287(7)
Accent on Teamwork
292(1)
Review
292(1)
Test
293(1)
Systems of Linear Equations
294(22)
Solving Pairs of Linear Equations by Graphing
295(6)
Solving Pairs of Linear Equations by Addition
301(4)
Solving Pairs of Linear Equations by Substitution
305(2)
Applications Involving Pairs of Linear Equations
307(9)
Accent on Teamwork
313(1)
Review
314(1)
Test
314(1)
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-9
315(1)
Factoring Algebraic Expressions
316(16)
Finding Monomial Factors
317(1)
Finding the Product of Two Binomials Mentally
318(3)
Finding Binomial Factors
321(3)
Special Products
324(1)
Finding Factors of Special Products
325(3)
Factoring General Trinomials
328(4)
Review
330(1)
Test
331(1)
Quadratic Equations
332(17)
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
333(2)
The Quadratic Formula
335(4)
Graphs of Quadratic Equations
339(5)
Imaginary Numbers
344(5)
Acccent on Teamwork
347(1)
Review
347(1)
Test
348(1)
Geometry
349(61)
Angles and Polygons
350(6)
Quadrilaterals
356(5)
Triangles
361(7)
Similar Polygons
368(4)
Circles
372(7)
Radian Measure
379(5)
Prisms
384(5)
Cylinders
389(5)
Pyramids and Cones
394(6)
Spheres
400(10)
Accent on Teamwork
403(1)
Review
404(2)
Test
406(2)
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-12
408(2)
Right Triangle Trigonometry
410(21)
Trigonometric Ratios
411(4)
Using Trigonometric Ratios to Find Angles
415(3)
Using Trigonometric Ratios to Find Sides
418(1)
Solving Right Triangles
419(2)
Applications Involving Trigonometric Ratios
421(10)
Accent on Teamwork
428(1)
Review
428(1)
Test
429(2)
Trigonometry with Any Angle
431(25)
Sine and Cosine Graphs
432(6)
Period and Phase Shift
438(3)
Solving Oblique Triangles: Law of Sines
441(3)
Law of Sines: The Ambiguous Case
444(5)
Solving Oblique Triangles: Law of Cosines
449(7)
Accent on Teamwork
454(1)
Review
454(1)
Test
455(1)
Basic Statistics
456(36)
Bar Graphs
457(2)
Circle Graphs
459(3)
Line Graphs
462(3)
Other Graphs
465(2)
Mean Measurement
467(1)
Other Average Measurements and Percentiles
468(3)
Grouped Data
471(6)
Variance and Standard Deviation
477(3)
Statistical Process Control
480(4)
Probability
484(2)
Independent Events
486(6)
Accent on Teamwork
487(1)
Review
488(1)
15 Test
489(1)
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-15
490(2)
Appendix A: Tables 492(3)
Table 1 Formulas from Geometry
492(1)
Table 2 Electrical Symbols
492(3)
Appendix B: Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises and All Chapter Review and Cumulative Review Exercises 495
Index 1(1)
Photo Credits 1


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