Mathematics for the Trades

Mathematics for the Trades : A Guided Approach

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

Now in its sixth edition, Mathematics for the Trades provides the practical mathematical skills needed in a wide variety of trade and technical areas, including electronics, auto mechanics, construction trades, air conditioning, machine technology, welding, and drafting. The authors use a clear and easy to follow format which provides immediate feedback for each step the student takes to ensure understanding and continued attention. There is an emphasis on explaining concepts rather than simply presenting them.
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  • Paperback | 657 pages
  • 208.28 x 269.24 x 27.94mm | 1,292.73g
  • Pearson
  • United States
  • English
  • 6th edition
  • 0130305472
  • 9780130305473

Table of contents


How to Use This Book.

1. Arithmetic of Whole Numbers.

2. Fractions.

3. Decimal Numbers.

4. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent.

5. Measurement.

6. Pre-Algebra.

7. Basic Algebra.

8. Practical Plane Geometry.

9. Solid Figures.

10. Triangle Trigonometry.

11. Advanced Algebra.

Answers to Previews.



Index of Applications.
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