Technical math for dummies / Barry Schoenborn and Bradley Simkins
Book | Wiley Pub. | 2010
Available at Gateway-Kenosha Campus General Collection (QA 93 S3.6 2010)

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xx, 362 pages : illustrations, charts ; 24 cm.
Series
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Includes index.
Contents
Introduction
Part I: Basic Math, Basic Tools
Ch.1 Math that Works as Hard as You Do
Ch.2 Discovering Technical Math and the Tools of the Trades
Ch.3 Zero to One and Beyond
Ch.4 Easy Come, Easy Go: Addition and Subtraction
Ch.5 Multiplication and Division: Everybody Needs Them
Ch.6 Measurement and Conversion
Ch.7 Slaying the Story Problem Dragon
Part II: Making Non-Basic Math Simple and Easy
Ch.8 Fun with Fractions
Ch.9 Decimals: They Have Their Place
Ch.10 Playing with Percentages
Ch.11 Tackling Exponents and Square Roots
Part III: Basic Algebra, Geometry, and Trigonometry
Ch.12 Algebra and the Mystery of X
Ch.13 Formulas (Secret and Otherwise)
Ch.14 Quick-and-Easy Geometry: The Compressed Version
Ch.15 Calculating Areas, Perimeters, and Volumes
Ch.16 Trignometry, the "Mystery Math"
Part IV: Math for the Business of Your Work
Ch.17 Graphs are Novel and Charts Are off the Chart
Ch.18 Hold on a Second: Time Math
Ch.19 Math for Computer Techs and Users
Part V: The Part of Tens
Ch.20 Ten Tips for Solving Any Math Problem
Ch.21 Ten Formulas You'll Use Most Often
Ch.22 Ten Ways to Avoid Everyday Math Stress
Summary
'Technical Math For Dummies' is your one-stop, hands-on guide to acing the math courses you’ll encounter as you work toward getting your degree, certification, or license in the skilled trades. You’ll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance on mathematical formulas and methods that professionals use every day in the automotive, health, construction, licensed trades, maintenance, and other trades. You’ll learn how to apply concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and their formulas related to occupational areas of study. Plus, you’ll find out how to perform basic arithmetic operations and solve word problems as they’re applied to specific trades. Whether you’re a student currently enrolled in a program or a professional who is already in the work force, 'Technical Math For Dummies' gives you everything you need to improve your math skills and get ahead of the pack.
16.00 MTH (99-MTH-9)
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Simkins, Bradley.
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