Basic Technical College Mathematics

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Prentice Hall, 1993 - Mathematics - 322 pages
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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
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