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Practical Math, Fourth Edition

Product Code/ISBN: 9780826922502

This very practical book is for use in a refresher course or as a handy reference. With problems oriented to trade and industrial calculations, this text stresses the practical aspect of mathematics. Covers number theory, decimals, fractions, roots and powers, measurement, basic operation and formulas. Well-illustrated with step-by-step procedures.

Contents include:

  • Whole Numbers
  • Factors and Cancellation
  • Fractions: Adding and Subtracting
  • Fractions: Multiplying and Dividing
  • Decimals
  • Percentages
  • Measurements
  • Powers and Roots
  • Ratios and Proportions
  • Plane Figures
  • Solid Figures
  • Graphs
  • Answers: Practice Problems
  • Appendix
  • Glossary
  • Index