Technical Math For Dummies

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Technical Math For Dummies is your one-stop, hands-on guideto acing the math courses you’ll encounter as you work towardgetting your degree, certification, or license in the skilledtrades.

You’ll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance onmathematical formulas and methods that professionals use every dayin the automotive, health, construction, licensed trades,maintenance, and other trades. You’ll learn how to applyconcepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and their formulasrelated to occupational areas of study. Plus, you’ll find outhow to perform basic arithmetic operations and solve word problemsas they’re applied to specific trades.

  • Maps to a course commonly required by vocational schools,community and technical college, or for certification in theskilled trades
  • Covers the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, andtrigonometry
  • Helps professionals keep pace with job demands

Whether you’re a student currently enrolled in a programor a professional who is already in the work force, TechnicalMath For Dummies gives you everything you need to improve yourmath skills and get ahead of the pack.

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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 isyour one-stop, hands-on guide to mastering the math you'llencounter on the job or while working toward your degree orcertification. You'll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance onmathematical formulas and methods that professionals

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

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

  • Take the mystery out of math — discover how to workwithcommon formulas to solve problems with multiple steps, andbreak down pesky word problems

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

Open the book and find:

  • Math myth busters

  • An easy approach to fractions, percentages, exponents, andsquare roots

  • Plain-English explanations of algebra, geometry, andtrigonometry

  • How to remove the mystery from word problems

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

  • The formulas you need to know

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

Learn to:

  • Understand mathematical concepts used in the skilled trades andby 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-jobproblems

About the Author:

Barry Schoenborn is a technical writer who has worked inmany of the trades described in the book.

Bradley Simkins has taught numerous classes and tutoredat the Multimedia Math Learning Center at American River College inSacramento.

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