Gain the math skills you need to succeed in the masonry with Practical Problems in Mathematics for Masons. Using a straightforward writing style and simple, step-by-step explanations this text is extremely reader-friendly. The book begins with basic arithmetic and then, once these basic topics have been mastered, progresses to algebra and then trigonometry. Practical Problems in Mathematics for Masons provides readers with realistic mathematical problems from the field providing a solid foundation for a career in masonry. This is the perfect resource for anyone entering the masonry industry, or simply looking to brush up on the necessary math.

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SECTION 1 WHOLE NUMBERS

Unit 1 Addition of Whole Numbers

Unit 2 Subtraction of Whole Numbers

Unit 3 Multiplication of Whole Numbers

Unit 4 Division of Whole Numbers

SECTION 2 COMMON FRACTIONS

Unit 5 Scale Reading

Unit 6 Addition of Common Fractions

Unit 7 Subtraction of Common Fractions

Unit 8 Multiplication of Common Fractions

Unit 9 Division of Common Fractions

SECTION 3 DECIMAL FRACTIONS

Unit 10 Additon of Decimal Fractions

Unit 11 Subtraction of Decimal Fractions

Unit 12 Multiplication of Decimal Fractions

Unit 13 Division of Decimal Fractions

Unit 14 Decimal and Common Fraction Equivalents

SECTION 4 PERCENTAGE AND DISCOUNTS

Unit 15 Percentage

Unit 16 Discounts

SECTION 5 MEASURES

Unit 17 Length Measure

Unit 18 Introduction to Area Measure

Unit 19 Area of Squares and Rectangles

Unit 20 Area of Triangles

Unit 21 Area of Circular Forms

Unit 22 Combines Areas of Figures

Unit 23 Introduction to Volume Measure

Unit 24 Volumes of Cubes and Rectangular Solids

Unit 25 Combines Volumes of Figures

Unit 26 Mass(Weight) Measure

SECTION 6 POWERS AND ROOTS

Unit 27 Powers

Unit 28 Square Roots

SECTION 7 ESTIMATING

Unit 29 Mortat

Unit 30 Brick Walls

Unit 31 Estimating Bricks and Mortar by Rules of Thumb

Unit 32 Concrete Block Walls and Foundations

Unit 33 Estimating Concrete Blocks and Mortar by Rules of Thumb

Unit 34 Chimneys and Fireplaces

Unit 35 Brick Steps

Unit 36 Piers and Pilasters

Unit 37 Concrete Footings

Unit 38 Concrete Walls

Unit 39 Concrete Floors

Unit 40 Concrete Steps

Unit 41 Concrete Walks and Driveways