Technical Math For Dummies 1st Edition, Kindle Edition

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ISBN-13: 978-0470598740
ISBN-10: 0470598743
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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

About the Author

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

Bradley Simkins has taught numerous classes and tutored at the Multimedia Math Learning Center at American River College in Sacramento.


Product details

  • File Size: 4967 KB
  • Print Length: 386 pages
  • Page Numbers Source ISBN: 0470598743
  • Publisher: For Dummies; 1 edition (June 17, 2010)
  • Publication Date: June 17, 2010
  • Sold by: Amazon Digital Services LLC
  • Language: English
  • ASIN: B003TQKJAI
  • Text-to-Speech: Enabled
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  • Lending: Enabled
  • Screen Reader: Supported
  • Enhanced Typesetting: Enabled
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #1,030,039 Paid in Kindle Store (See Top 100 Paid in Kindle Store)
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