College Mathematics for Trades and Technologies (10e) : 9780134690339

College Mathematics for Trades and Technologies (10e)

Cleaves,C et al
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Pearson Higher Ed USA
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For courses in Trade Math or Technical Mathematics.

Fosters a solid understanding of the math needed for a broad range of career programs

College Mathematics for Trades and Technologies introduces the basic math, algebra, and geometry needed in career programs, including fields such as personal finance, healthcare, construction, and industrial trades. Presenting the mathematical topics within the context of trade applications enables students to connect the concepts to their future careers.

The 10th Edition includes additional support for students and instructors, while maintaining all the features that have made this one of the most well-received texts for this course.
Table of contents
  • 1. Review of Basic Concepts
  • 2. Review of Fractions
  • 3. Percents
  • 4. Measurement
  • 5. Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
  • 6. Statistics
  • 7. Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • 8. Formulas, Proportion, and Variation
  • 9. Linear Equations, Functions, and Inequalities in Two Variables
  • 10. Systems of Linear Equations and Inequalities
  • 11. Powers and Polynomials
  • 12. Roots and Radicals
  • 13. Factoring
  • 14. Rational Expressions, Equations, and Inequalities
  • 15. Quadratic and Other Nonlinear Equations and Inequalities
  • 16. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
  • 17. Geometry
  • 18. Triangles
  • 19. Right-Angle Trigonometry
  • 20. Trigonometry with Any Angle
  • Selected Answers to Student Exercise Material
  • Glossary and Index
Features & benefits
  • Career-coded examples and exercises focus on a wide variety of careers, including Allied Health, Business and Personal Finance, Aviation, Hospitality, Industrial Trades, Automotive, Telecommunication, Electronics, Construction, and Drafting, and more.
  • Six-step approach to problem solving provides a systematic and logical framework for analysing, comparing, estimating, and solving workplace applications.
  • Stop and Check exercises that reinforce new concepts in examples are featured in the margin opposite the examples. They provide immediate practice and feedback.
  • Definitions are featured in the margin as they are introduced. These definitions are also included in the Glossary/Index.
Student supplements