Mathematics for Technical and Vocational Students

Mathematics for Technical and Vocational Students

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For courses in Trades and/or Technical Mathematics in Community Colleges, Technical Colleges, and/or Trade Schools.In print for over 75 years-and continually updated to reflect the contemporary work world and the changing needs of technical/trades students-this classic text provides an accessible, comprehensive survey of all the practical mathematical skills required on the job in industry today. Using clear, uncomplicated explanations, an abundance of illustrations, and example problems drawn from the technical and trade professions, it helps students gain competence and confidence in a broad range of mathematical problem-solving skills-from addition of whole numbers to problems concerning threads and gearing.show more

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  • Hardback | 644 pages
  • 195.8 x 243.6 x 30.7mm | 1,358.57g
  • Pearson Education (US)
  • Pearson
  • Upper Saddle River, NJ, United States
  • English
  • 10th edition
  • 0130104329
  • 9780130104328

Table of contents

1. Whole Numbers. 2. Common Fractions. 3. Decimal Fractions. 4. Percentage. 5. Ratio and Proportion. 6. Practical Algebra. 7. Rectangles and Triangles. 8. Regular Polygons and Circles. 9. Solids. 10. Metric Measure. 11. Graphs. 12. Measuring Instruments. 13. Geometrical Constructions. 14. Logarithms. 15. Essentials of Trigonometry. 16. Strength of Materials. 17. Work and Power. 18. Tapers. 19. Speed Ratios of Pulleys and Gears. 20. Screw Threads. 21. Cutting Speed and Feed. 22. Gears. Appendix. Answers to Self-Tests. Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems. Index.show more

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