Fundamentals of Math with Career Applications

Fundamentals of Math with Career Applications

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For Trades and Technical Mathematics courses.Designed to give students an extensive review of the basics of arithmetic and help them apply those skills to real-life problems, this conceptually-based text emphasizes the importance of gaining a thorough understanding of mathematical principles. The format is easy to follow and understand, and provides many step-by-step examples, self-check exercises, and section-end exercises that provide students with sufficient practice to solidify the skills they need.show more

Product details

  • Paperback | 400 pages
  • 210.82 x 281.94 x 22.86mm | 1,133.98g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 0130120944
  • 9780130120946

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This text covers the fundamental concepts of mathematics, from arithmetic through beginning algebra, using applications from a wide range of career and technology disciplines. It is designed to present mathematical concepts in a style that is easy to follow and understand. The text also includes numerous opportunities to practice and master the concepts presented. Features of this text include: Examples that work out problems step by step. Self-check problems at the end of every section. Review sections to help reinforce the concepts presented in that chapter. Application sections that relate mathematical concepts to real-world situations. A free StudyWizard CD-ROM is included with this text to provide additional practice opportunities for students, and an Instructor's Manual (ISBN: 0-13-087335-7) is available to instructors.show more

Table of contents

1. Whole Numbers. 2. Fractions. 3. Mixed Numbers. 4. Decimals. 5. Percents. 6. Systems of Measurement and Unit Analysis. 7. Signed Numbers. 8. Exponents and Square Roots. 9. Basic Algebra. Glossary. Appendix: Answers to Section and Chapter Reviews. Index.show more