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Overview
College Mathematics for Trades and Technologies introduces the basic math, algebra and geometry needed in career programs, including in personal finance, healthcare and industrial trades. Presenting mathematical topics in the context of trade applications helps you connect the concepts to your future career.
Published by Pearson (December 11th 2020)  Copyright © 2019
ISBN13: 9780137400010
Subject: Technical, Trade, & Business Mathematics
Category: Business Math
Table of contents
Table of Contents
 Review of Basic Concepts
 11 Basic Operations with Whole Numbers and Decimals
 12 Exponents, Roots, and Powers of 10
 13 Order of Operations and Problem Solving
 Review of Fractions
 21 Multiples and Factors
 22 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals
 23 Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 24 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Percents
 31 Percent and Number Equivalents
 32 Percentage Problems
 33 Increase and Decrease
 CHAPTERS 1  3 CUMULATIVE PRACTICE TEST
 Measurement
 41 The U.S. Customary System of Measurement
 42 Introduction to the Metric System
 43 Time, Temperature, and Other Measures
 44 Metric–U.S. Customary Comparisons
 45 Accuracy, Precision, and Error
 Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
 51 Adding Signed Numbers
 52 Subtracting Signed Numbers
 53 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
 54 Signed Rational Numbers
 55 Powers of 10
 56 Scientific Notation
 Statistics
 61 Reading Circle, Bar, and Line Graphs
 62 Measures of Central Tendency
 63 Measures of Dispersion
 64 Counting Techniques and Simple Probabilities
 CHAPTERS 4  6 CUMULATIVE PRACTICE TEST
 Linear Equations and Inequalities
 71 Variable Notation
 72 Solving Linear Equations
 73 Solving Linear Equations with Fractions and Decimals by Clearing the Denominators
 74 Inequalities and Sets
 75 Solving Linear Inequalities
 76 Solving Compound Inequalities
 Formulas, Proportion, and Variation
 81 Formulas
 82 Proportion
 83 Direct and Joint Variation
 84 Inverse and Combined Variation
 Linear Equations, Functions, and Inequalities in Two Variables
 91 Graphical Representation of Linear Equations and Functions
 92 Graphing Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables Using Alternative Methods
 93 Slope
 94 Linear Equation of a Line
 Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
 101 Solving Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities Graphically
 102 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Addition Method
 103 Solving Systems of Linear Equations Using the Substitution Method
 104 Problem Solving Using Systems of Linear Equations
 CHAPTERS 7  10 CUMULATIVE PRACTICE TEST
 Powers and Polynomials
 111 Laws of Exponents
 112 Polynomials
 113 Basic Operations with Polynomials
 Roots and Radicals
 121 Irrational Numbers and Real Numbers
 122 Simplifying Irrational Expressions
 123 Basic Operations with SquareRoot Radicals
 124 Complex and Imaginary Numbers
 Factoring
 131 The Distributive Property and Common Factors
 132 Factoring Special Products
 133 Factoring General Trinomials
 Rational Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
 141 Simplifying Rational Expressions
 142 Multiplying and Dividing Rational Expressions
 143 Adding and Subtracting Rational Expressions
 144 Solving Equations and Inequalities with Rational Expressions
 Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Equations and Inequalities
 151 Solving Quadratic Equations by the SquareRoot Method
 152 Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
 153 Solving Quadratic Equations by Completing the Square or Using the Formula
 154 Graphing Quadratic Functions
 155 Solving HigherDegree Equations by Factoring
 156 Solving Quadratic Inequalities
 157 Solving Equations and Inequalities Containing One AbsoluteValue Expression
 CHAPTERS 11  15 CUMULATIVE PRACTICE TEST
 Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
 161 Exponential Expressions, Equations, and Formulas
 162 Logarithmic Expressions, Equations, and Formulas
 Geometry
 171 Lines and Angles
 172 Polygons
 173 Circles and Radians
 174 Volume and Surface Area
 Triangles
 181 Special Triangle Relationships
 182 Pythagorean Theorem
 183 Inscribed and Circumscribed Regular Polygons and Circles
 184 Distance and Midpoints
 CHAPTERS 16  18 CUMULATIVE PRACTICE TEST
 RightAngle Trigonometry
 191 Trigonometric Functions
 192 Solving Right Triangles Using the Sine, Cosine, and Tangent Functions
 Trigonometry with Any Angle
 201 Vectors
 202 Trigonometric Functions for Any Angle
 203 Period and Phase Shift
 204 Law of Sines
 205 Law of Cosines
 CHAPTERS 19  20 CUMULATIVE PRACTICE TEST
Online Appendices available in MyLab Math:
 Appendix A. Measuring Instruments
 Appendix B. Number Systems
 Appendix C. Matrices and Determinents
 Appendix D. Conic
Selected Answers to Student Exercise Material
Glossary and Index
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