1st Edition

Maths for the Building Trades





ISBN 9780582294912
Published June 24, 1997 by Routledge
164 Pages

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Book Description

Maths for the Building Trades provides students of all ages with an easy-to-understand guide to the fundamental mathematics that is required in their area of study and beyond. It can be used as a learning programme on its own or in conjunction with the textbooks associated with their chosen trade.

The book assumes only a minimum level of mathematical knowledge and thoroughly covers the basic rules. It then goes on to fully explain some of the more complex areas in which the student will be required to demonstrate competence.

Table of Contents

1. A few basic rules  2. Calculators  3. Decimal numbers  4. Fractions  5. Measurement  6. Squares, powers and scientific notation  7. Perimeters, areas and volumes  8. Percentages, interest, ratios and scales  9. Lines and angles  10. Triangles and quadrilaterals  11. Formulae  12. Problem solving

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