Technical Math For Dummies

Technical Math For Dummies

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by Barry Schoenborn, Bradley Simkins
     
 

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Improve your technical math skills and get ahead of the pack

Are you a vocational student or a trade professional? This is your one-stop, hands-on guide to mastering the math you'll encounter on the job or while working toward your degree or certification. You'll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance on mathematical formulas and methods that

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Improve your technical math skills and get ahead of the pack

Are you a vocational student or a trade professional? This is your one-stop, hands-on guide to mastering the math you'll encounter on the job or while working toward your degree or certification. You'll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance on mathematical formulas and methods that professionals

  • use every day in the automotive, health, and other trades.
  • Sharpen your tools — refresh your basic math skills, like addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, measurement and conversion, and learn how to tackle operations better and faster

  • Start your engines — find out how to easily master algebra, geometry, and trigonometry concepts

  • Take the mystery out of math — discover how to work withcommon formulas to solve problems with multiple steps, and break down pesky word problems

  • Get down to business — take a look at "life math" (and learn how it's different from "classroom math") to get a handle on how you'll apply your math skills in your real-world technical work

Open the book and find:

  • Math myth busters

  • An easy approach to fractions, percentages, exponents, and square roots

  • Plain-English explanations of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry

  • How to remove the mystery from word problems

  • Tips on working with the essential tools and equipment that make arithmetic easy

  • The formulas you need to know

  • The math you'll encounter in your daily work, no matter your profession

Learn to:

  • Understand mathematical concepts used in the skilled trades and by health care, culinary, and technical professionals

  • Use fundamental formulas and methods to excel in the workplace, classrooms, and on job sites

  • Apply algebra, geometry, and trigonometry to solve on-the-job problems

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780470651483
Publisher:
Wiley
Publication date:
06/08/2010
Series:
For Dummies Series
Sold by:
Barnes & Noble
Format:
NOOK Book
Pages:
384
Sales rank:
1,274,437
File size:
5 MB

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