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Mathematical Applications in Agriculture

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ISBN-10: 140183549X

ISBN-13: 9781401835491

Edition: 2004

Authors: Nina H. Mitchell

List price: $151.95
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This book teaches the many mathematical applications used in crop production, livestock production and financial management in the agriculture business, skills which are essential for success as an agriculture professional. By giving readers a solid foundation in arithmetic, applied geometry and algebra as they relate to agriculture, the material presented will help develop their ability to think through the many mathematical challenges they will face. Case studies, sample problems, charts, and graphs fully illustrate the important concepts presented.
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Book details

List price: $151.95
Copyright year: 2004
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 12/4/2003
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 297
Size: 7.75" wide x 9.00" long x 0.25" tall
Weight: 0.946
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.

Mathematical Applications
Mathematical Operations
Measurements
Special Topics
Mathematical Applications in Crop Production
Corn
Wheat and Small Grains
Soybeans
Tobacco
Cotton
Peanuts
Rice
Horticulture
Mathematical Applications in Livestock Production
Cattle
Swine
Poultry
Other Animals
Mathematical Applications in Agribusiness and Financial Management
Agribusiness
Financial Management
Appendices: Quick Review of Arithmetic
Quick Review of Applied Geometry
Quick Review of Algebra
Conversions
Formulas