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Widely used throughout the construction trade, the 9th Edition of PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS delivers the math skills every carpenter needs to be successful. Divided into short units, this combination book/workbook first explains essential math principles in straightforward, concise language, and then reinforces each with samples of problems common in the building and construction trade. Step-by-step solutions to the problems, as well as detailed illustrations, help readers understand the math concepts, visualize their application in everyday carpentry work, and perform the functions themselves.
Mark W. Huth is a former editor at Delmar Cengage Learning, a role that put him inside hundreds of classrooms and allowed him to glean the best teaching methods for his readers. His other titles include RCA Basic Principles for Construction and Understanding Construction Drawings. He is also an experienced author in blueprint reading and Construction Technology. Mr. Huth taught high school courses including building construction, and has worked as a professional carpenter and subcontractor.
Table of Contents
|Addition to Whole Numbers|
|Subtraction of Whole Numbers|
|Multiplication of Whole Numbers|
|Division of Whole Numbers|
|Combined Operations with Whole Numbers|
|Addition of Common Fractions|
|Subtraction of Common Fractions|
|Multiplication of Common Fractions|
|Division of Common Fractions|
|Combined Operations with Common Fractions|
|Addition of Decimal Fractions|
|Subtraction of Decimal Fractions|
|Multiplication of Decimal Fractions|
|Division of Decimal Fractions|
|Expressing Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers as Decimals|
|Percent and Percentage|
|Simple Percent and Percentage|
|Measurement: Direct and Computed|
|Working with Feet and Inches|
|Surface measurement: Triangles|
|The Framing Square|
|Surface Measurement: Irregular Figures|
|Surface Measurement: Circles|
|Volume Measurement: Cubes and Rectangular Solids|
|Powers and Roots|
|Applications of Exponents in Formulas|
|Using Square Root to Find Sides of Right Triangles|
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