# Practical Problems in Mathematics for Electronic Technicians

Cengage Learning, 2004 - Education - 245 pages
Success in the electronics field requires a substantial background in mathematics. This updated book is written to provide beginning students with these needed skills. Practical, easy-to-understand problems help prepare students for the types of problems that professional electronic technicians face everyday. As part of the successful Practical Problems in Mathematics series, this fourth edition features expanded coverage of scientific notation, increased problems to be solved using a calculator, additional information on RLC circuits, and a new unit on simultaneous equations that includes coverage of Kirchoff’s Law.

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### Contents

 Multiplication of Whole Numbers 17 Subtraction of Common Fractions 36 Combined Operations with Common Fractions 49 Subtraction of Decimal Fractions 65 Combined Operations with Decimal Fractions 79 Equivalent Electronic Units 92 FORMULAS OHMS LAW AND POWER LAW 105 Formulas 112
 SECTIONS PERCENTAGES AVERAGES AND TOLERANCES 155 Tolerances and Color Code 159 SECTIONS AC CIRCUITS 167 Trigonometric Functions 171 Unit37 Plane Vectors 179 Inductive Circuits and RL Circuits 190 Capacitive Circuits and RC Circuits 194 RLC Circuits 199

 Ohms Law 119 Power Law 124 Combination Ohms Law and Power Law Problems 127 SECTIONS RATIO AND PROPORTION 132 Proportion 135 SECTION? MEASUREMENT AND GRAPHS 140 Surface and Volume Measure 145 Graphs 149
 Simultaneous Equations 209 APPENDIX 219 UNITS AND TABLES OF ELECTRONIC MEASUREMENT 224 ELECTRONIC SYMBOLS AND FORMULAS 229 MATHEMATICAL REFERENCE TABLES 232 GLOSSARY 235 ANSWERS TO ODDNUMBERED PRACTICAL PROBLEMS 238 Copyright