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Technical Math for Dummies (Paperback)

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Technical Math For Dummies is your one-stop, hands-on guide to acing the math courses you'll encounter as you work toward getting your degree, certification, or license in the skilled trades.

You'll get easy-to-follow, plain-English guidance on mathematical formulas and methods that professionals use every day in the automotive, health, construction, licensed trades, maintenance, and other trades. You'll learn how to apply concepts of algebra, geometry, and trigonometry and their formulas related to occupational areas of study. Plus, you'll find out how to perform basic arithmetic operations and solve word problems as they're applied to specific trades.

  • Maps to a course commonly required by vocational schools, community and technical college, or for certification in the skilled trades
  • Covers the basic concepts of arithmetic, algebra, geometry, and trigonometry
  • Helps professionals keep pace with job demands

Whether you're a student currently enrolled in a program or a professional who is already in the work force, Technical Math For Dummies gives you everything you need to improve your math skills and get ahead of the pack.

About the Author

Barry Schoenborn is a technical writer who has worked in many of the trades described in the book. Bradley Simkins has taught numerous classes and tutored at the Multimedia Math Learning Center at American River College in Sacramento.

Product Details
ISBN: 9780470598740
ISBN-10: 0470598743
Publisher: For Dummies
Publication Date: July 13th, 2010
Pages: 384
Language: English
Series: For Dummies