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|All Authors / Contributors:||
Barry J Schoenborn; Bradley Simkins
|Description:||xx, 362 p. : ill., charts ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||Basic math, basic tools. Math that works as hard as you do ; Discovering technical math and the tools of the trades ; Zero to one and beyond ; Easy come, easy go : addition and subtraction ; Multiplication and division : everybody needs them ; Measurement and conversion ; Slaying the story problem dragon --
Making non-basic math simple and easy. Fun with fractions ; Decimals : they have their place ; Playing with percentages ; Tackling exponents and square roots --
Basic algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Algebra and the mystery of X ; Formulas (secret and otherwise) ; Quick-and-easy geometry : the compressed version ; Calculating areas, perimeters, and volumes ; Trigonometry, the "mystery math" --
Math for the business of your work. Graphs are novel and charts are off the chart ; Hold on for a second : time math ; Math for computer techs and users --
The part of tens. Ten tips for solving any math problem ; Ten formulas you'll use most often ; Ten ways to avoid everyday math stress.
|Series Title:||--For dummies.|
|Responsibility:||by Barry Schoenborn and Bradley Simkins.|
Technical Math For Dummies features easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance on mathematical formulas and methods that professionals use every day in the automotive, health, construction, maintenance and other trades. It shows how to apply concepts of mathematics and formulas related to occupational areas of study.
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