Nelson Higher Education

Higher Education

, 3rd Edition

  • ATP Staff
  • ISBN-10: 0826922481
  • ISBN-13: 9780826922489
  • 0 Pages | Paperback
  • Previous Editions: 2005
  • COPYRIGHT: 2010 Published
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About the Product

Practical Math covers basic math principles and operations and provides practice with both general math problems and industry-based problems. This edition provides math problems typically found in carpentry, electrical, HVAC, plumbing, welding, boiler operation, machining, and other trades. * Each basic math operation is thoroughly explained and illustrated. * Step-by-step examples are given for each operation. * The answer key located at the back of the textbook provides answers to odd-numbered practice problems. * Each chapter ends with a set of exercises and a chapter test. Master Math® problems show step-by-step math operations.


  • A CD-ROM is included with this textbook. Activities included on ths CD-ROM are listed below:

  • Quick Quizzes®

  • Illustrated Glossary

  • Flash Cards

  • Master Math® Problems

  • Media Clips

  • Math Reference Tables

  • Link to

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: Whole Numbers
Chapter 2: Fractions: Adding and Subtracting
Chapter 3: Fractions: Multiplying and Dividing
Chapter 4: Decimals
Chapter 5: Percentages
Chapter 6: Measurements
Chapter 7: Powers and Roots
Chapter 8: Ratios and Proportions
Chapter 9: Plane Figures
Chapter 10: Solid Figures
Chapter 11: Graphs
Chapter 12: Exercise Answers