Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach, 11th edition
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Overview
Mathematics for the Trades helps you master the functional math skills required for electrical trades, automotive trades, plumbing, allied health, construction and other physical trades. Concepts are presented completely within the context of practical onthejob applications, making the math tangible and relevant.
Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021)  Copyright © 2019
ISBN13: 9780137400034
Subject: Technical Math and Math for Trades
Category: Technical Math
Table of contents
Preface
How to Use This Book
1. Arithmetic of Whole Numbers
Preview
11 Reading, Writing, Rounding, and Adding Whole Numbers
12 Subtraction of Whole Numbers
13 Multiplication of Whole Numbers
14 Division of Whole Numbers
15 Order of Operations
Summary
Problem Set
Using a Calculator, I: WholeNumber Calculations
2. Fractions
Preview
21 Working with Fractions
22 Multiplication of Fractions
23 Division of Fractions
24 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Summary
Problem Set
Using a Calculator, II: Fractions
3. Decimal Numbers
Preview
31 Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
32 Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers
33 Decimal Fractions
Summary
Problem Set
Using a Calculator, III: Decimals
4. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
Preview
41 Ratio and Proportion
42 Special Applications of Ratio and Proportion
43 Introduction to Percent
44 Percent Problems
45 Special Applications of Percent Calculations
Summary
Problem Set
5. Measurement
Preview
51 Working with Measurement Numbers
52 U.S. Customary Units and Unit Conversion
53 Metric Units
54 Metric  U.S. Customary Conversions
55 Direct Measurements
Summary
Problem Set
6. PreAlgebra
Preview
61 Addition of Signed Numbers
62 Subtraction of Signed Numbers
63 Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers
64 Exponents and Square Roots
Summary
Problem Set
7. Basic Algebra
Preview
71 Algebraic Language and Formulas
72 Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions
73 Solving Simple Equations
74 Solving TwoOperation Equations
75 Solving More Equations and Solving Formulas
76 Solving Word Problems
77 Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Expressions
78 Scientific Notation
Summary
Problem Set
8. Practical Plane Geometry
Preview
81 Angle Measurement
82 Perimeter of Polygons and Area of Quadrilaterals
83 Triangles, Regular Hexagons, and Irregular Polygons
84 Circles
Summary
Problem Set
9. Solid Figures
Preview
91 Prisms
92 Pyramids and Frustums of Pyramids
93 Cylinders and Spheres
94 Cones and Frustums of Cones
Summary
Problem Set
10. Triangle Trigonometry
Preview
101 Angles and Right Triangles
102 Trigonometric Ratios
103 Solving Right Triangles
104 Oblique Triangles
Summary
Problem Set
11. Intermediate Algebra
Preview
111 Systems of Equations
112 Quadratic Equations
Summary
Problem Set
12. Statistics
Preview
121 Reading and Constructing Graphs
122 Measures of Central Tendency
123 Measures of Dispersion
Summary
Problem Set
Answers to Previews
Answers to OddNumbered Problems
Protractor, Multiplication Table, and Metric Ruler
Index
Index of Applications
Credits
Your questions answered
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