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Mathematical Applications in Agriculture

ISBN-10: 1111310661

ISBN-13: 9781111310660

Edition: 2nd 2012

Authors: Nina H. Mitchell

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Invaluable in any area of agriculture or as a hands-on learning tool in introductory math courses, the 2nd Edition of MATHEMATICAL APPLICATIONS IN AGRICULTURE demonstrates industry-specific methods for solving real-world problems using applied math and logic skills students already have.
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Book details

List price: $99.95
Edition: 2nd
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 10/7/2011
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 297
Size: 8.25" wide x 10.25" long x 0.50" tall
Weight: 1.386
Language: English

Since 1990, Nina H. Mitchell has taught developmental mathematics, mathematics for nursing, and mathematics for agriculture at the Kentucky Community & Technical College System (KCTCS)/Hopkinsville Community College, where she received the award for outstanding adjunct faculty member in 2000. Previously a high school math teacher for 27 years, she taught courses from general mathematics through calculus. Ms. Mitchell has lived on farms her entire life, owning and operating her own for more than 40 years, and has been involved with several types of crop and livestock production. Ms. Mitchell holds a B.S. in mathematics with minors in physics and chemistry.

Preface
Acknowledgements
Mathematical Applications
Mathematical Operations
Whole Numbers
Fractions
Decimals
Ratio and Proportion
Percent
Estimating
Test
Measurements
Conversions
Special Triangles
Perimeter and Area
Volume
Land Measurements
Test
Special Topics
Accuracy
Scale Drawings
General Formulas
Slope
Graphs
Introduction to Statistics
Test
Mathematcial Applications in Crop Productions
Corn
Soil Preparation
Planting
Harvesting
Storage
Performance Event
Test
Wheat and Small Grains
Soil Preparation and Planting
Harvesting and Storage
Performance Event
Test
Soybeans
Soil Preparation and Planting
Harvesting and Storage
Performance Event
Test
Tobacco
Soil Preparation and Planting
Harvesting and Housing
Performance Event
Test
Cotton
Soil Preparation and Planting
Harvesting and Processing
Performance Event
Test
Peanuts
Soil Preparation and Planting
Harvesting and Storage
Performance Event
Test
Rice
Soil Preparation and Planting
Harvesting and Storage
Performance Event
Test
Horticulture
Gardening
Greenhouse and Nursery
Fruits and Nuts
Vegetables
Home Gardens and Farmers� Markets
Performance Event
Test
Landscaping
Turfgrass
Landscaping
Decks and Patios
Retaining Walls and Soil Conservation
Performance Event
Test
Mathematical Applications in Livestock Production
Cattle
Cows and Calves
Feedlot
Dairy
Performance Event
Test
Swine
Sows and Pigs
Feeders and Finisher Pigs
Performance Event
Test
Poultry
Layers Broilers
Performance Event
Test
Other Animals
Horses
Sheep and Goats
Performance Event
Test
Mathematical Applications in Agribusiness and Financial Management
Agribusiness
Marketing
Fertilizer and Chemical Suppliers
Machinery and Equipment
Feed and General Supplies
Performance Event
Test
Finances
Agribusiness Finances
Personal Finances
Performance Event
Test
Quick Review of Arithmetic
Quick Review of Applied Geometry
Quick Review of Algebra
Conversions
Formulas
Abbreviations
Answers to Even-Numbered Problems
Index