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Math for Carpentry and Construction

By: Richard B. Miles
ISBN: 978-1-63563-214-9
Format: Softcover
Copyright: 2019
Subject: Construction
Grade Level: 9-14
Description
Math for Carpentry and Construction is a combination text and workbook designed to help carpentry and construction students learn and apply basic math skills. The basic concept behind each math operation is explained at the opening of the unit. Next, students are given clear instruction for performing the operation. Each unit includes a variety of carpentry-and construction-related practice problems to reinforce what the students have learned. The practice problems are identical to the types of problems the students will be required to solve in a carpentry shop or on a construction site. In addition to teaching basic math concepts, the problems give students a preview of the types of challenges they will face in a work environment. This helps the students develop solid troubleshooting skills that will serve them throughout their careers as carpenters and builders.
  • Problems range in complexity from solving simple equations to using the Pythagorean Theorem in an applied manner.
  • Math Tips underscore important points and provide additional easy-to-understand examples.
  • Answers to odd-numbered practice problems are provided in the back of the book.
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Text 298 978-1-63563-214-9 $66.64

Math for Carpentry and Construction is a combination text and workbook designed to help carpentry and construction students learn and apply basic math skills. The basic concept behind each math operation is explained at the opening of the unit. Next, students are given clear instruction for performing the operation. Each unit includes a variety of carpentry-and construction-related practice problems to reinforce what the students have learned. The practice problems are identical to the types of problems the students will be required to solve in a carpentry shop or on a construction site. In addition to teaching basic math concepts, the problems give students a preview of the types of challenges they will face in a work environment. This helps the students develop solid troubleshooting skills that will serve them throughout their careers as carpenters and builders.

  • Problems range in complexity from solving simple equations to using the Pythagorean Theorem.
  • Math Tips underscore important points and provide additional easy-to-understand examples.
  • Answers to odd-numbered practice problems are provided in the back of the book.
Instructor's Resource CD 978-1-63563-216-3 $240.00 *
This Instructor's Resource CD contains the following items:
  • Instructor’s Resources. An introduction and overview of teaching material. Files are in Portable Document Format (PDF).
  • Answer Keys. Section and Unit Answer Keys in PDF format.
  • Lesson Plans. Customizable Lesson Plans in Microsoft Word (DOCX) format.
Recommended System Requirements
Windows®:
Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or equivalent, Windows® 8.1/10, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chrome™ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download). Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.
Macintosh®: Intel® processor 2GHz or equivalent, Mac OS® X v10.6 or higher, 2GB RAM. Current browsers work best (Google Chromeâ„¢ browser recommended; free download), allow active content, and Adobe® Reader® (free download).
Internet connection required to access web links and free downloads.

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ExamView® Assessment Suite CD 410 questions 978-1-63563-217-0 $244.00 *
The ExamView® Assessment Suite allows you to quickly and easily create, administer, and score paper and online tests. The ExamView® Assessment Suite includes the ExamView® Test Generator, ExamView® Test Manager, and ExamView® Test Player. This product includes 21 test banks with a total of 410 questions.

System Requirements
Windows®:
Windows® 7, 8, or 10 (32 or 64-bit); Intel® Pentium® dual-core processor 2GHz or higher (or equivalent); 2GB RAM; 500MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.

Macintosh®: Mac OS® 10.9, 10.10, or 10.11; Intel® Processor 2GHz or higher; 32-bit and 64-bit Kernel and Extensions; 2GB RAM; 300MB hard disk space; Monitor capable of displaying 1024 x 768 or higher resolution; Internet connection to access the Web publishing and content update features.
*To order instructor's materials call 800.323.0440.
Table of Contents

Whole Numbers
1. Basic Principles of Whole Numbers
2. Adding Whole Numbers
3. Subtracting Whole Numbers
4. Multiplying Whole Numbers
5. Dividing Whole Numbers
Fractions
6. Basic Principles of Fractions
7. Adding Fractions
8. Subtracting Fractions
9. Multiplying Fractions
10. Dividing Fractions
Decimals
11. Basic Principles of Decimals
12. Adding and Subtracting Decimals
13. Multiplying Decimals
14. Dividing Decimals
Measurement
15. Linear Measurement
16. Perimeter Measurement
17. Area Measurement
18. Volume Measurement
19. Board Foot Measurement
Percentages and Right Angles
20. Percentages
21. Right Angles
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Front Matter (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
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Unit 5 (g-wonlinetextbooks.com, Construction)
About the Author(s)

Richard B. Miles - is an instructor at Columbia Montour Area Vocational Technical School where he teaches residential construction. Mr. Miles earned his bachelor's degree in workforce education and development from the Pennsylvania State University, and his Trade Competency and Vocational II certifications in carpentry. He taught carpentry and career education at a residential treatment center and has served as a subject-matter expert designing and editing trade competency exams for NOCTI. Mr. Miles's work experience includes 22 years in secondary vocational education teaching carpentry and construction and career education. Mr. Miles also has 16 years of work experience as a carpenter in commercial, residential, and modular construction. Mr. Miles is also a freelance writer, specializing in educational writing. He is a contributing writer in the book Agricultural Mechanics and Technology Systems. He has also written trade specific articles for web-based clients.