Basic Mathematics for Occupational and Vocational Students

Basic Mathematics for Occupational and Vocational Students

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A core text or self-study guide for courses in Technical/Trade Mathematics.This text is designed for technical and vocational students who need a solid, thorough background in computational skills as applied to technical and trade work, and who desire mathematical success. It features an abundance of illustrative examples and problems, review problems, periodic practice check problems, self-tests, chapter tests, and commutative reviews to aid students in reinforcing each newly presented idea.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 555 pages
  • 203.2 x 269.2 x 12.7mm | 294.84g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130810533
  • 9780130810533

About Richard C. Spangler

Richard Spangler is a recognized leader in individualized instruction and has developed many successful, self-paced mathematics learning systems. He sees this worktext as a learning tool for students who choose to learn either through self-study or the traditional form of instruction.show more

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Basic Mathematics for Occupational and Vocational Students is designed to strengthen students' basic mathematical skills and help them find solutions to practical everyday problems. It is a text on practical, on-the-job mathematics as applied to technical, occupational, and trade work. Review problems, periodic practice check problems, self-tests, chapter tests, and cumulative reviews are incorporated to aid students in reinforcing each newly presented idea.show more

Table of contents

I. WHOLE NUMBERS. 1. Whole Numbers and the Place Value System. 2. Addition and Subtraction of Whole Numbers. 3. Multiplication and Division of Whole Numbers. II. FRACTIONS AND MIXED NUMBERS. 4. Multiplication and Division of Fractions. 5. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions. 6. Operations with Mixed Numbers. III. DECIMALS, RATIO AND PROPORTION, AND PERCENT. 7. Addition and Subtraction of Decimals. 8. Multiplication and Division of Decimals. 9. Ratio and Proportion. IV. APPLICATIONS. 10. Percent and Percent Applications. 11. Measurement. 12. Algebra Preview. Answers to Odd-Numbered and Review Problems. Answers to Self-Tests. Answers to Chapter Tests. Test Your Memory Answers. Index.show more