﻿ Vocational-Technical Mathematics Simplified, by Cheryl Cleaves, Margie Hobbs, Paul Dudenhefer

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Vocational-Technical Mathematics Simplified
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

• Rounding 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
• 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

Graphs and Statistical Measurements

• Reading Circle, Bar, and Line Graphs
• Statistical Measurements

Calulators

• Order of Operations
• Using a Calculator

Appendix: Formulas

Index