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Introductory Technical Mathematics

ISBN-10: 1418015431

ISBN-13: 9781418015435

Edition: 5th 2007 (Revised)

Authors: Robert D. Smith, John Peterson

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Technical Mathematics, 5E provides current and practical vocational/technical applications of mathematical concepts for today?s sophisticated trade and technical work environments. Each unit provides a unique learning experience by featuring practical math concepts alongside step-by-step examples and problems drawn from various occupations that illustrate on-the-job applications of math. Enhancements to the Fifth Edition include a new section on basic statistics, new material on conversions from metric to customary systems of measure, and a section that supplements the basics of working with spreadsheets for graphing.
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Book details

List price: $281.95
Edition: 5th
Copyright year: 2007
Publisher: Delmar Cengage Learning
Publication date: 6/9/2006
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 880
Size: 8.00" wide x 10.50" long x 1.25" tall
Weight: 4.268
Language: English

Robert D. Smith was an associate professor emeritus of Industrial Technology at Connecticut State University.

Fundamentals of General Mathematics
Whole Numbers
Common Fractions
Decimal Fractions
Ratio and Proportion
Signed Numbers
Precision, Accuracy, and Tolerance
Customary Measurement Units
Metric Measurement Units
Steel Rules and Vernier Calipers
Fundamentals of Algebra
Introduction to Algebra
Basic Algebraic Operations
Simple Equations
Complex Equations
The Cartesian Coordinate System and Graphs of Linear Equations
Systems of Equations
Quadratic Equations
Fundamentals of Plane Geometry
Introduction to Plane Geometry
Angular Measure
Angular Geometric Principles
Congruent and Similar Figures
Geometric Figures: Areas and Volumes
Areas of Common Polygons
Areas of Circles, Sectors, Segments, and Ellipses
Prisms and Cylinders: Volumes, Surface Areas, and Weights
Pyramids and Cones: Volumes, Surface Areas, and Weights
Spheres and Composite Figures: Volumes, Surface Areas, and Weights
Basic Statistics
Graphs: Bar, Circle, and Line
Fundamentals of Trigonometry
Introduction to Trigonometric Functions
Trigonometric Functions with Right Triangles
Practical Applications with Right Triangles
Functions of Any Angle, Oblique Triangles
United States Customary and Metric Units of Measure
Formulas for Areas (A) of Plane Figures
Formulas for Volumes and Areas of Solid Figures
Answers to Odd-Numbered Exercises