## Practical Problems in Mathematics for CarpentersThe Practical Problems in Mathematics series offers students of specific trades useful help in basic mathematics and opportunities to practice math principles on problems applied to their area of interest. Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters, seventh edition, contains 43 instructional units progressing from the simplest basic arithmetic operations to compound problems applied in light frame construction. Each of the 43 units begins with a brief review of the math principal to be applied in that unit. The book contains more than 800 carpentry problems, including two comprehensive tests. |

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### Contents

Division of Whole Numbers | 13 |

Multiplication of Common Fractions | 29 |

Subtraction of Decimal Fractions | 42 |

PERCENT AND PERCENTAGE | 57 |

DIRECT AND COMPUTED | 72 |

Square Measure | 85 |

Surface MeasurementTriangles | 88 |

The Framing Square | 92 |

COMBINED OPERATIONS APPLIED TO BUILDING CONSTRUCTION | 132 |

Rough Flooring | 137 |

Wall Plates | 139 |

Studding and FireStops or Draft Stops | 142 |

Common Ratters | 145 |

Hip Rafters | 148 |

Sheathing | 152 |

Trim | 154 |

Surface MeasurementIrregular Figures | 96 |

Unit25 Surface MeasurementCircles | 101 |

Volume MeasurementCubes and Rectangular Solids | 104 |

Board Measure | 109 |

Unit28 Volume MeasurementCylinders | 112 |

Weight Measure | 116 |

SECTIONS POWERS AND ROOTS | 121 |

Using Square Root to Find Sides of Right Triangles | 124 |

Roofing | 157 |

Doors and Windows | 160 |

Siding | 163 |

Stairs and Interior Door Jambs | 166 |

GLOSSARY | 169 |

APPENDIX | 174 |

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12 feet 16 inches o.c. asphalt shingles board feet board foot building carpenter COMMON FRACTIONS common rafters concrete contractor cubic feet cubic yards DECIMAL FRACTIONS denominate numbers Determine the number diameter dimensions discount Divide door drywall Example exterior feet 6 inches feet and inches feet long feet UNIT Find the area Find the length Find the number Find the total floor joists foot of run gable roof girder height hip rafter hypotenuse illustration for problems inch thick inches long inches wide interest kerfs linear feet material meters Multiply nails Note number of board number of square overhang percent pieces plate plywood pounds PRACTICAL PROBLEMS Problems in Mathematics Pythagorean Theorem ridge right triangle rise per foot risers sheathing shown sill spaced 16 inches span square feet square foot square inches stairs studs subflooring Subtract surface total number trim wall WHOLE NUMBERS width window wood shingles x Rate