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Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters, 9th Edition

  • Mark Huth
  • ISBN-10: 1111313423  |  ISBN-13: 9781111313425
  • 208 Pages
  • Previous Editions: 2006, 2001, 1996
  • © 2012 | Published
  • College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $66.75
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Overview

Widely used throughout the construction trade, the 9th Edition of PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS delivers the math skills every carpenter needs to be successful. Divided into short units, this combination book/workbook first explains essential math principles in straightforward, concise language, and then reinforces each with samples of problems common in the building and construction trade. Step-by-step solutions to the problems, as well as detailed illustrations, help readers understand the math concepts, visualize their application in everyday carpentry work, and perform the functions themselves.

Features and Benefits

  • CARPENTRY PROBLEMS: Rather than hypothetical and abstract concepts, the text centers on real-world carpentry problems, including modern construction materials and practices.
  • DETAILED CALCULATOR COVERAGE: Step-by-step instruction and illustrations show how to properly use a 4-function calculator to solve math problems.
  • COMMON-SENSE DELIVERY OF THE FACTS: Each important concept starts with basic arithmetic operations and progresses to the compound problems applied in light-frame construction.
  • VALUABLE MATERIAL: Easy-to-understand and thorough, the mathematical principles in PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS, 9th Edition are those that most carpenters encounter on the job.

Table of Contents

Preface.
Section I: WHOLE NUMBERS.
1. Addition to Whole Numbers.
2. Subtraction of Whole Numbers.
3. Multiplication of Whole Numbers.
4. Division of Whole Numbers.
5. Combined Operations with Whole Numbers.
Section II: COMMON FRACTIONS.
6. Addition of Common Fractions.
7. Subtraction of Common Fractions.
8. Multiplication of Common Fractions.
9. Division of Common Fractions.
10. Combined Operations with Common Fractions.
Section III: DECIMAL FRACTIONS.
11. Addition of Decimal Fractions.
12. Subtraction of Decimal Fractions.
13. Multiplication of Decimal Fractions.
14. Division of Decimal Fractions.
15. Expressing Common Fractions and Mixed Numbers as Decimals.
Section IV: PERCENT AND PERCENTAGE.
16. Simple Percent and Percentage.
17. Interest.
18. Discounts.
Section V: MEASUREMENT: DIRECT AND COMPUTED.
19. Linear Measure.
20. Working with Feet and Inches.
21. Square Measure.
22. Surface measurement: Triangles.
23. The Framing Square.
24. Surface Measurement: Irregular Figures.
25. Surface Measurement: Circles
26. Volume Measurement: Cubes and Rectangular Solids.
27. Board Measure.
28. Volume Measurement.
29. Weight Measure.
Section VI: POWERS AND ROOTS.
30. Applications of Exponents in Formulas.
31. Using Square Root to Find Sides of Right Triangles.

What's New

  • UPDATED GREEN CONSTRUCTION COVERAGE: Readers get the latest information on green construction with added problems related specifically to this booming area of carpentry and building construction.
  • HELPFUL HOMEWORK SUPPORT: Learners can easily practice problems, highlight content, take notes, and quiz themselves with the interactive tools provided in the new CourseMate learning resource for the 9th Edition of PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR CARPENTERS.

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Applied Math CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111313458 | ISBN-13: 9781111313456)

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Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 141800183X | ISBN-13: 9781418001834)

This new edition for Carpentry from Delmar's Residential Construction Academy Series, introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this book is organized into four sections; "Tools and Materials", "Rough Carpentry", "Exterior Finish", and "Interior Finish". New topics have been added in this edition to the Power Tool, Building Foundation, Wall Framing and Finish Carpentry chapters. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, nearly every chapter contains special "Procedure" sections that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to master tasks. Safety is emphasized and safety cautions are highlighted throughout. Definitions of industry terms at the start of each chapter are also included to help facilitate learning.

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Applied Math CourseMate with eBook Instant Access Code  (ISBN-10: 1111313458 | ISBN-13: 9781111313456)

The more you study, the better the results. Make the most of your study time by accessing everything you need to succeed in one place. CourseMate includes: An interactive eBook with highlighting, note taking, an interactive glossary, and interactive learning tools, including: Homework, Quizzes, Flashcards, PowerPoint® presentations, and more!

List Price = $88.95  | CengageBrain Price = $88.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $88.95

Residential Construction Academy: Carpentry  (ISBN-10: 141800183X | ISBN-13: 9781418001834)

This new edition for Carpentry from Delmar's Residential Construction Academy Series, introduces users to skills and information required to work professionally on any job site. Based on nationally-recognized standards set by the construction industry, this book is organized into four sections; "Tools and Materials", "Rough Carpentry", "Exterior Finish", and "Interior Finish". New topics have been added in this edition to the Power Tool, Building Foundation, Wall Framing and Finish Carpentry chapters. Extensively illustrated and succinctly written, nearly every chapter contains special "Procedure" sections that combine precise, step-by-step instructions with helpful drawings, making it easy to master tasks. Safety is emphasized and safety cautions are highlighted throughout. Definitions of industry terms at the start of each chapter are also included to help facilitate learning.

List Price = $185.95  | CengageBrain Price = $185.95  | College Bookstore Wholesale Price = $139.50