Elementary Technical Mathematics

ISBN-10: 0495012742
ISBN-13: 9780495012740
Edition: 9th 2007
List price: $309.95
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Description: Ewen/Nelson's ELEMENTARY TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, Ninth Edition is a well-respected, extremely user-friendly text. It emphasizes essential math skills and consistently relates math to practical applications so students can see how learning math will  More...

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List price: $309.95
Edition: 9th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Brooks/Cole
Publication date: 6/2/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 608
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.50" long x 0.75" tall
Weight: 3.058
Language: English

Ewen/Nelson's ELEMENTARY TECHNICAL MATHEMATICS, Ninth Edition is a well-respected, extremely user-friendly text. It emphasizes essential math skills and consistently relates math to practical applications so students can see how learning math will help them on the job. The applications are drawn from a wide array of technical fields, making the text useful to a broad range of students. Annotated examples and visual images are used to engage students and assist with problem solving. Comprehensive and well-organized, this text engages students, providing them with a solid foundation in mathematical principles that will help them to succeed in the current course and beyond.

C. Robert Nelson, retired mathematics teacher, taught high school math for 33 years. He earned his Associate's degree at Norfolk Junior College and his Bachelor's degree from Midland College. He later received his Master's degree from University of Illinois.

Basic Concepts
Unit1A: Review of Operations with Whole Numbers
Review of Basic Operations
Order of Operations
Area and Volume
Formulas
Prime Factorization
Review
Review of Operations with Fractions
Introduction to Fractions
Addition and Subtraction of Fractions
Multiplication and Division of Fractions
The English System of Weights and Measures
Review
Review of Operations with Decimal Fractions and Percent
Addition and Subtraction of Decimal Fractions
Rounding Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions
Percent
Part, Base, and Rate
Powers and Roots
Review
Review
Test
Signed Numbers and Powers Of Ten
Addition of Signed Numbers
Subtraction of Signed Numbers
Multiplication and Division of Signed Numbers
Signed Fractions
Powers of
Scientific Notation
Engineering Notation
Review
Test
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-2
The Metric System
Introduction to the Metric System
Length
Mass and Weight
Volume and Area
Time, Current, and Other Units
Temperature
Metric and U.S. Conversion
Review
Test
Measurement
Approximate Numbers and Accuracy
Precision and Greatest Possible Error
The Vernier Caliper
The Micrometer Caliper
Addition and Subtraction of Measurements
Multiplication and Division of Measurements
Relative Error and Percent of Error
Color Code of Electrical Resistors
Reading Scales
Review
Test
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-4
Polynomials: An Introduction To Algebra
Fundamental Operations
Simplifying Algebraic Expressions
Addition and Subtraction of Polynomials
Multiplication of Monomials
Multiplication of Polynomials
Division by a Monomial
Division by a Polynomial
Review
Test
Equations And Formulas
Equations
Equations with Variables in Both Members
Equations with Parentheses
Equations with Fractions
Translating Words into Algebraic Symbols
Applications Involving Equations
Formulas
Substituting Data into Formulas
Reciprocal Formulas Using a Calculator
Review
Test
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-6
Ratio and Proportion
Ratio
Proportion
Direct Variation
Inverse Variation
Review
Test
Graphing Linear Equations
Linear Equations with Two Variables
Graphing Linear Equations
The Slope of a Line
The Equation of a Line
Review
Test
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-8
Systems Of Linear Equations
Solving Pairs of Linear Equations by Graphing
Solving Pairs of Linear Equations by Addition
Solving Pairs of Linear Equations by Substitution
Applications Involving Pairs of Linear Equations
Review
Test
Factoring Algebraic Expressions
Finding Monomial Factors
Finding the Product of Two Binomials Mentally
Finding Binomial Factors
Special Products
Finding Factors of Special Products
Factoring General Trinomials
Review
Test
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-10
Quadratic Equations
Solving Quadratic Equations by Factoring
The Quadratic Formula
Applications Involving Quadratic Equations
Graphs of Quadratic Equations
Imaginary Numbers
Review
Test
Geometry
Angles and Polygons
Quadrilaterals
Triangles
Similar Polygons
Circles
Radian Measure
Prisms
Cylinders
Pyramids and Cones
Spheres
Review
Test
Cumulative Review Chapters 1-12
Right Triangle Trigonometry
Trigonometric Ratios
Using Trigonometric Ratios to Find Angles
Using Trigonometric Ratios to Find Sides
Solving Right Triangles
Applications Involving Trigonometric Ratios
Review
Test
Trigonometry With Any Angle
Sine and Cosine Graphs
Period and Phase Shift
Solving Oblique Triangles: Law of Sines
Law of Sines: The Ambiguous Case
Solving Oblique Triangles: Law of Cosines
Review
Test
Cumulative Rev

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