9780134756967

Mathematics for the Trades A Guided Approach

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    9780134756967

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    0134756967

  • Edition: 11th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2018-01-01
  • Publisher: Pearson

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Summary

For Basic Math, Math for the Trades, Occupational Math, and similar basic math skills courses servicing trade or technical programs at the undergraduate/graduate level.


A solid foundation in the math needed for a wide range of technical and vocational trades

Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach is the leader in trades and occupational mathematics, equipping students with the math skills required for allied health, electrical trades, automotive trades, plumbing, construction, and many more – particularly in the physical trades. The math concepts are presented completely within the context of practical on-the-job applications, so students can make an impact on the job from day one. Authentic applications give students relevant, tangible mathematical examples that they are likely to encounter in future careers.


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Table of Contents

Preface

How to Use This Book


1. Arithmetic of Whole Numbers

Preview 

1-1 Reading, Writing, Rounding, and Adding Whole Numbers 

1-2 Subtraction of Whole Numbers

1-3 Multiplication of Whole Numbers

1-4 Division of Whole Numbers

1-5 Order of Operations

Summary

Problem Set

Using a Calculator, I: Whole-Number Calculations


2. Fractions

Preview

2-1 Working with Fractions

2-2 Multiplication of Fractions

2-3 Division of Fractions

2-4 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

Summary

Problem Set

Using a Calculator, II: Fractions


3. Decimal Numbers

Preview

3-1 Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers

3-2 Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers

3-3 Decimal Fractions

Summary

Problem Set

Using a Calculator, III: Decimals


4. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent

Preview

4-1 Ratio and Proportion

4-2 Special Applications of Ratio and Proportion

4-3 Introduction to Percent

4-4 Percent Problems

4-5 Special Applications of Percent Calculations

Summary

Problem Set


5. Measurement

Preview

5-1 Working with Measurement Numbers

5-2 U.S. Customary Units and Unit Conversion

5-3 Metric Units

5-4 Metric—U.S. Customary Conversions

5-5 Direct Measurements

Summary

Problem Set


6. Pre-Algebra

Preview

6-1 Addition of Signed Numbers

6-2 Subtraction of Signed Numbers

6-3 Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers

6-4 Exponents and Square Roots

Summary

Problem Set


7. Basic Algebra

Preview

7-1 Algebraic Language and Formulas

7-2 Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions

7-3 Solving Simple Equations

7-4 Solving Two-Operation Equations

7-5 Solving More Equations and Solving Formulas

7-6 Solving Word Problems

7-7 Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Expressions

7-8 Scientific Notation

Summary

Problem Set


8. Practical Plane Geometry

Preview

8-1 Angle Measurement

8-2 Perimeter of Polygons and Area of Quadrilaterals

8-3 Triangles, Regular Hexagons, and Irregular Polygons

8-4 Circles

Summary

Problem Set


9. Solid Figures

Preview

9-1 Prisms

9-2 Pyramids and Frustums of Pyramids

9-3 Cylinders and Spheres

9-4 Cones and Frustums of Cones

Summary

Problem Set


10. Triangle Trigonometry

Preview 

10-1 Angles and Right Triangles

10-2 Trigonometric Ratios

10-3 Solving Right Triangles

10-4 Oblique Triangles

Summary

Problem Set


11. Intermediate Algebra

Preview

11-1 Systems of Equations

11-2 Quadratic Equations

Summary

Problem Set


12. Statistics

Preview

12-1 Reading and Constructing Graphs

12-2 Measures of Central Tendency

12-3 Measures of Dispersion

Summary

Problem Set


Answers to Previews

Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems

Protractor, Multiplication Table, and Metric Ruler

Index

Index of Applications

Credits

Rewards Program

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