# Basic Technical College Mathematics

Prentice Hall, 1993 - Mathematics - 322 pages
Fully revised, this guide presents authentic, real-world applications and problems. With improved coverage of scientific notation, powers, and roots, the second edition now includes a review of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Useful for anyone needing to hone their basic technical math skills for use on the job.

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### Contents

 Arithmetic 1 FUNDAMENTAL OPERATIONS OF ARITHMETIC 5 COMMON FRACTIONS 21 DECIMALS 37 PERCENTAGES 49 POWERS AND ROOTS 69 Basic Algebra 83 DEFINITIONS AND BASIC OPERATIONS OF ALGEBRA 85
 RATIO AND PROPORTION 151 Applied Geometry Chapter 11 BASIC DEFINITIONS AND PROPERTIES OF GEOMETRY 165 PERIMETERS AND AREAS OF PLANE GEOMETRIC FIGURES 185 SURFACE AREAS AND VOLUMES OF GEOMETRIC FIGURES 203 CONSTRUCTION OF SIMPLE GEOMETRIC FIGURES 225 Trigonometry Chapter 15 FUNDAMENTALS OF TRIGONOMETRY 241 SOLUTION OF RIGHT TRIANGLES 263 SOLUTION OF OBLIQUE TRIANGLES 279

 SIMPLE EQUATIONS AND FORMULAS 100 FORMULA EVALUATION 119 FORMULA TRANSPOSITION 131
 Metrication 295 FUNDAMENTALS AND APPLICATIONS OF THE METRIC SYSTEM 303 Copyright