Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach, 11th edition
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Overview
Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach equips you with a mathematical foundation for technical and vocational trades, including electrical trades, automotive trades, plumbing, allied health, construction and many more. Concepts are presented entirely within the context of practical onthejob applications, making the math tangible and relevant. An emphasis on readability ensures that students of all levels will be able to follow the examples. The 11th Edition includes new classroom and support resources and refines content. A new Case Study at the end of each chapter delves into a realworld application, using many of the skills from that chapter to solve an extended problem. Reallife applications are updated, with many new and revised throughout the text.
Published by Pearson (January 1st 2021)  Copyright © 2019
ISBN13: 9780137400034
Subject: Technical, Trade, & Business Mathematics
Category: Business Math
Overview
Table of Contents
 Preface
 How to Use This Book
 Arithmetic of Whole Numbers
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 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
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 Problem Set
 Using a Calculator, I: WholeNumber Calculations
 Fractions
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 21 Working with Fractions
 22 Multiplication of Fractions
 23 Division of Fractions
 24 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
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 Using a Calculator, II: Fractions
 Decimal Numbers
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 31 Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
 32 Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers
 33 Decimal Fractions
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 Using a Calculator, III: Decimals
 Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
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 41 Ratio and Proportion
 42 Special Applications of Ratio and Proportion
 43 Introduction to Percent
 44 Percent Problems
 45 Special Applications of Percent Calculations
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 Measurement
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 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
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 PreAlgebra
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 61 Addition of Signed Numbers
 62 Subtraction of Signed Numbers
 63 Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers
 64 Exponents and Square Roots
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 Basic Algebra
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 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
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 Practical Plane Geometry
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 81 Angle Measurement
 82 Perimeter of Polygons and Area of Quadrilaterals
 83 Triangles, Regular Hexagons, and Irregular Polygons
 84 Circles
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 Solid Figures
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 91 Prisms
 92 Pyramids and Frustums of Pyramids
 93 Cylinders and Spheres
 94 Cones and Frustums of Cones
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 Triangle Trigonometry
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 101 Angles and Right Triangles
 102 Trigonometric Ratios
 103 Solving Right Triangles
 104 Oblique Triangles
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 Intermediate Algebra
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 111 Systems of Equations
 112 Quadratic Equations
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 Statistics
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 121 Reading and Constructing Graphs
 122 Measures of Central Tendency
 123 Measures of Dispersion
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Answers to Previews
Answers to OddNumbered Problems
Protractor, Multiplication Table, and Metric Ruler
Index
Index of Applications
Credits
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