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Practical Problems in Mathematics for Automotive Technicians (6TH 05 - Old Edition)by Larry Sformo
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Comprehensive and easy to use, the revised and updated seventh edition covers practical math problems that automotive technicians will face on the job. The easy-to-read and well organized chapters of Practical Problems in Mathematics for Automotive Technicians, Seventh Edition feature step-by-step instructions, diagrams, charts, and examples that facilitate the problem-solving process while reinforcing key concepts. The presentation builds from the basics of whole-number operations to cover percentages, linear measurement, ratios, and the use of more advanced formulas. With a special section on graphs, scale reading of test meters, and invoices found in the workplace, this text is tailor-made for students in any automotive course of study!
Comprehensive and easy-to use, this updated edition covers every type of practical math problem that automotive technicians will face on the job. The subject matter is organized in a knowledge-building format that progresses from the basics of whole number operations into percentages, linear measurements, ratios, and the use of more complex formulas. Complete coverage of fundamentals, as well as more advanced computations make this book suitable for both beginning and advanced technicians. With a special section on graphs, scales, test meters, estimation, and invoices used in the workplace, this book is tailor-made for any automotive course of study!
About the Author
Larry Sformo is a retired teacher and principal who has taught mathematics and science from K-12 for over thirty years. He earned his B.A and M.A degrees and Certificate for Advanced Study from the State University of New York at Brockport. He is an adjunct instructor in education at Medaille College in Buffalo, New York. Todd Sformo is currently a PhD student at the University if Alaska Fairbanks. He earned his B.A from John Carroll University, an M.A from the State University of New York at Buffalo, an M.F.A and an M.S from the University of Alaska Fairbanks. George Moore is an experienced automotive technician and taught in all areas of automotive technology at Aims Community College in Greeley, Colorado, for twenty years. An expert in the field, Mr. Moore has earned the titles of Certified Master Automotive Technician from the National Institute for Automotive Service Excellence. Now retired, he devotes his time to automotive consultant service, writing and teaching emissions classes for the Colorado Department of Health.
Table of Contents
Whole Numbers. Common Fractions. Decimal Fractions. Percent and Percentage. Measurement. Ratio and Proportion. Powers and Roots. Formulas. Graphs. Invoices.
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