by Cheryl Cleaves
Vocational-Technical Mathematics Simplified provides a streamlined, simplified approach to basic vocational-technical mathematics.
Vocational-Technical Mathematics Simplified features:
- Practice exercises placed at effective intervals in each chapteer
- Steps in examples clearly set off within each example
- Marginal notes to reinforce and clarify steps given in examples
- Formulas and rules easy to identify
- Clear explanations, numbered examples and chapter sections
Contents
Whole Numbers
- Reading Numbers
- Rounding Numbers
- Adding Whole Numbers
- Subtracting Whole Numbers
- Multiplying Whole Numbers
- Dividing Whole Numbers
Fractions
- Fraction Terminology
- Equivalent Fractions
- Improper Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Comparing Fractions and Finding Common Denominators
- Adding Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Multiplying Fractions and Mixed Numbers
- Complex Fractions
Decimal Fractions
- Decimal Numbers and the Place-Value System
- Rounding Decimals
- Adding and Subtracting Decimals
- Mulitplying Decimals
- Divinding Decimals
- Finding Averages and Estimating
- Changing Decimals to Fractions and Fractions to Decimals
Direct Measurement
- The English System of Measurement
- Basic Operations with English Measures
- Dividing Measures by Measures; Rate Measures
- Linear Measuring Tools and Instruments
- Angle Measure
Computed Measurement
- Squares, Rectangles, and Parallelograms
- Trapezoids and Triangles
- Composite Shapes
- Circumference and Area of a Circle
- Area of Sectors and Segments
- Prisms and Cyclinders
- Spheres and Cones
Metric Units of Measurement and Metric-English Comparisons
- Introduction to the Metric System
- Changing Metric Units
- Basic Operations with Metric Measures
- Metric-English Comparisons
- Temperature Conversions
Percents
- Changing Numbers to Percent Equivalents
- Changing Percents to Numerical Equivalents
- Common Equivalents
- Problems Involving Percent
Applications of Percents
- Increases and Decreases
- Business Applications
Graphs and Statistical Measurements
- Reading Circle, Bar, and Line Graphs
- Statistical Measurements
Calulators
- Order of Operations
- Using a Calculator
Appendix: Formulas
Index