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Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach is the leader in trades and occupational mathematics, equipping students with a solid foundation in the math needed for a variety of technical and vocational trades, such as allied health, electrical trades, plumbing, construction, and many more. The math concepts are presented completely within the context of practical on-the-job applications, so students can make an impact on the job from day one.
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Synopsis
Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach is the leader in trades and occupational mathematics, equipping students with a solid foundation in the math needed for a variety of technical and vocational trades, such as allied health, electrical trades, plumbing, construction, and many more. The math concepts are presented completely within the context of practical on-the-job applications, so students can make an impact on the job from day one.
Note: You are purchasing a standalone product; MyMathLab does not come packaged with this content. MyMathLab is not a self-paced technology and should only be purchased when required by an instructor. If you would like to purchase both the physical text and MyMathLab, search for:
0321945298 / 9780321945297 Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach Plus MyMathLab Access Card
Package consists of:
013334777X / 9780133347777 Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach
0321431308 / 9780321431301 MyMathLab -- Glue-in Access Card
0321654064 / 9780321654069 MyMathLab Inside Star Sticker
Table of Contents
1. Arithmetic of Whole Numbers
Preview
1-1 Reading, Writing, Rounding, and Adding Whole Numbers
1-2 Subtraction of Whole Numbers
1-3 Multiplication of Whole Numbers
1-4 Division of Whole Numbers
1-5 Order of Operations
Using a Calculator, I: Whole-Number Calculations
2. Fractions
Preview
2-1 Working with Fractions
2-2 Multiplication of Fractions
2-3 Division of Fractions
2-4 Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Using a Calculator, II: Fractions
3. Decimal Numbers
Preview
3-1 Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Numbers
3-2 Multiplication and Division of Decimal Numbers
3-3 Decimal Fractions
Using a Calculator, III: Decimals
4. Ratio, Proportion, and Percent
Preview
4-1 Ratio and Proportion
4-2 Special Applications of Ratio and Proportion
4-3 Introduction to Percent
4-4 Percent Problems
4-5 Special Applications of Percent Calculations
5. Measurement
Preview
5-1 Working with Measurement Numbers
5-2 U.S. Customary Units and Unit Conversion
5-3 Metric Units
5-4 Direct Measurements
6. Pre-Algebra
Preview
6-1 Addition of Signed Numbers
6-2 Subtraction of Signed Numbers
6-3 Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers
6-4 Exponents and Square Roots
7. Basic Algebra
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7-1 Algebraic Language and Formulas
7-2 Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions
7-3 Solving Simple Equations
7-4 Solving Two-Step Equations
7-5 Solving More Equations and Solving Formulas
7-6 Solving Word Problems
7-7 Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Expressions
7-8 Scientific Notation
8. Practical Plane Geometry
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8-1 Angle Measurement
8-2 Perimeter of Polygons and Area of Quadrilaterals
8-3 Triangles, Regular Hexagons, and Irregular Polygons
8-4 Circles
9. Solid Figures
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9-1 Prisms
9-2 Pyramids and Frustums of Pyramids
9-3 Cylinders and Spheres
9-4 Cones and Frustums of Cones
10. Triangle Trigonometry
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10-1 Angles and Triangles
10-2 Trigonometric Ratios
10-3 Solving Right Triangles
10-4 Oblique Triangles (Optional)
11. Intermediate Algebra
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11-1 Systems of Equations
11-2 Quadratic Equations
12. Statistics
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12-1 Reading and Constructing Graphs
12-2 Measures of Central Tendency
Answers to Previews
Answers to Odd-Numbered Problems Protractor, Multiplication Table, and Metric Ruler