Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters

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The Practical Problems in Mathematics series offers students of specific trades useful help in basic mathematics and opportunities to practice math principles on problems applied to their area of interest. Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters, seventh edition, contains 43 instructional units progressing from the simplest basic arithmetic operations to compound problems applied in light frame construction. Each of the 43 units begins with a brief review of the math principal to be applied in that unit. The book contains more than 800 carpentry problems, including two comprehensive more

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  • Paperback | 208 pages
  • 203.2 x 233.7 x 10.2mm | 418.02g
  • Cengage Learning, Inc
  • Delmar Cengage Learning
  • Clifton Park, United States
  • English
  • Revised
  • 7th Revised edition
  • 0766822508
  • 9780766822504

Table of contents

PREFACE, SECTION 1 WHOLE NUMBERS..Unit 1 Addition to Whole Numbers, Unit 2 Subtraction of Whole Numbers, Unit 3 Multiplication of Whole Numbers, Unit 4 Division of Whole Numbers, Unit 5 Combined Operations with Whole Numbers, SECTION 2 COMMON FRACTIONS...Unit 6 Addition of Common Fractions, Unit 7 Subtraction of Common Fractions, Unit 8 Multiplication of Common Fractions, Unit 9 Division of Common Fractions, Unit 10 Combined Operations with Common Fractions, SECTION 3 DECIMAL FRACTIONS...Unit 11 Addition of Decimal Fractions, Unit 12 Subtraction of Decimal Fractions, Unit 13 Multiplication of Decimal Fractions, Unit 14 Division of Decimal Fractions, Unit 15 Expressing Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers as Decimals, SECTION 4 PERCENT AND PERCENTAGE...Unit 16 Simple Percent and Percentage, Unit 17 Interest, Unit 18 Discounts, SECTION 5 MEASUREMENT: DIRECT AND COMPUTED, Unit 19 Linear Measure, Unit 20 Working with Feet and Inches, Unit 21 Square Measure, Unit 22 Surface measurement - Triangles, Unit 23 The Framing Square, Unit 24 Surface Measurement - Irregular Figures, Unit 25 Surface Measurement - Circles, Unit 26 volume Measurement - Cubes and Rectangular Solids, Unit 27 Board Measure, Unit 28 Volume Measurement, Unit 29 Weight Measure, SECTION 6 POWERS AND ROOTS, Unit 30 Applications of Exponents in Formulas, Unit 31 Using Square Root to Find Sides of Right Trianglesshow more

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PREFACE, SECTION 1 Whole Numbers, SECTION 2 Common Fractions, SECTION 3 Decimal Fractions, SECTION 4 Percent and Percentage, SECTION 5 Measurement: Direct and Computed, SECTION 6 Powers and Roots, SECTION 7 Combined Operations Applied to Building Construction, GLOSSARY, APPENDIX, ANSWERS TO ODD-NUMBERS PROBLEMSshow more