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Technical math for dummies

Author: Barry J Schoenborn; Bradley Simkins
Publisher: Hoboken, NJ : Wiley Pub., ©2010.
Series: --For dummies.
Edition/Format:   Book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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.
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Genre/Form: Mathematical formulae
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Barry J Schoenborn; Bradley Simkins
ISBN: 9780470598740 0470598743
OCLC Number: 619124703
Notes: Includes index.
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  Read more...
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