Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters

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  • Edition: 9th
  • Format: Paperback
  • Copyright: 2011-07-26
  • Publisher: Cengage Learning

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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.

Author Biography

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

Whole Numbers
Addition to Whole Numbers
Subtraction of Whole Numbers
Multiplication of Whole Numbers
Division of Whole Numbers
Combined Operations with Whole Numbers
Common Fractions
Addition of Common Fractions
Subtraction of Common Fractions
Multiplication of Common Fractions
Division of Common Fractions
Combined Operations with Common Fractions
Decimal 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
Linear Measure
Working with Feet and Inches
Square Measure
Surface measurement: Triangles
The Framing Square
Surface Measurement: Irregular Figures
Surface Measurement: Circles
Volume Measurement: Cubes and Rectangular Solids
Board Measure
Volume Measurement
Weight Measure
Powers and Roots
Applications of Exponents in Formulas
Using Square Root to Find Sides of Right Triangles
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