Basic Technical College Mathematics

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Prentice Hall PTR, Apr 1, 2003 - Mathematics - 394 pages
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For technical math courses in technical, vocational and community colleges.

This book is intended to provide readers with the math skills essential to succeed in a wide variety of industrial, technical and trade areas and can be used as a mathematics supplement in content courses in areas like Drafting, Machine Technology, and Automotive Technology. The coverage in this edition has been thoroughly revised and now includes a review of arithmetic, algebra, geometry and trigonometry in a workbook format that accelerates student learning.

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Basic Technical College Mathematics, Third Edition, is designed to help students develop and master the mathematical skills and concepts needed in various trade and technical fields. Topics covered in the text include arithmetic, algebra, geometry, trigonometry, and basic statistics.

The text presents examples and their solutions, immediately followed by practice problems. This workbook approach helps students work with the concepts in manageable amounts. The format also makes the text valuable for both traditional classroom use and individual study.

Each mathematical concept is presented in an easy-to-follow format, with step-by-step procedures and examples. Numerous illustrations support the concepts. Chapter objectives, exercises, and tests provide students with the opportunity to practice and master the concepts presented in the text. Chapter summaries and a list of Procedures to Remember highlight the important points in each chapter, helping students focus on and comprehend the material.

Free StudyWizard software is included with the text. This CD contains multiple-choice questions, a timed-test option, and a glossary of important mathematical terms.

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