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Mathematics for the Trades, CourseSmart eTextbook, 8th Edition

By Robert A. Carman, Hal M. Saunders

Published by Pearson

Published Date: Jan 11, 2008

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For Basic Math, Math for the Trades, Occupational Math, and similar basic math skills courses servicing trade or technical programs at the undergraduate/graduate level.


THE leader in trades and occupational mathematics, Mathematics for the Trades: A Guided Approach focuses on fundamental concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry.  It supports these concepts with practical applications in a variety of technical and career vocations, including automotive, allied health, welding, plumbing, machine tool, carpentry, auto mechanics, HVAC, and many other fields.  The workbook format of this text makes it appropriate for use in the traditional classroom as well as in self-paced or lab settings. For this revision, the authors have added over 150 new applications, new chapter summaries for quick review, and a new chapter on basic statistics.  Student will find success in this clear and easy to follow format which provides immediate feedback for each step the student takes to ensure understanding and continued attention.


Table of Contents

Chapter 1    Arithmetic of Whole Numbers

Chapter 2    Fractions

Chapter 3    Decimal Numbers

Chapter 4    Ration, Proportion, and Percent

Chapter 5    Measurement

Chapter 6    Pre-Algebra

Chapter 7    Basic Algebra

Chapter 8    Pratical Plane Geometry

Chapter 9    Solid Figures

Chapter 10  Triangle Trigonometry

Chapter 11  Advanced Algebra

Chapter 12  Statistics


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$82.99 | ISBN-13: 978-0-13-501833-0