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    Technical Mathematics - 2nd Edition

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    Morgan Chase, Clackamas Community College

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    Publisher: Open Oregon Educational Resources

    Language: English

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    Reviewed by Jody House, Instructor, Portland Community College on 12/11/21

    The text covers mathematics intended for career-technical students. It is generically comprehensive, and could easily be supplemented for the specific CTE programs. For example, a manufacturing program might have a unit that focuses on units of... read more

    Reviewed by Paula Thonney, Mathematics Instructor, Lane Community College on 11/22/21

    I saw almost no worked examples of any sort in the text. -In the geometry topics, formulas and procedures were described but there was a lack of worked examples illustrating processes. This is a major shortcoming. The book simply provides a... read more

    Reviewed by Robert Brown, Adjunct Professor, Kishwaukee College on 4/27/21

    This is well written and "class hard" in that it has been well-refined from classroom experience. I used the book as-is, with some supplemental sections on exponents, roots, and micrometers. read more

    Reviewed by Colin Wasiloff, Professor, Trine University on 4/19/21

    This textbook provides a comprehensive overview of technical mathematics ranging from scientific notation to descriptive statistics and basic probability. Each section is densely populated with practical examples and updated connections to... read more

    Reviewed by Greg Colley, Math Instructor, Midlands Technical College on 3/23/21

    Content covers all the topics necessary for a technical mathematics course. The number of exercises are lacking and need to be added to generate interest in use for a full course. read more

    Table of Contents

    • Introduction
    • Order of Operations
    • Negative Numbers
    • Decimals
    • Fractions
    • Accuracy and Significant Figures
    • Precision and GPE
    • Formulas
    • Perimeter and Circumference
    • Percents Part 1
    • Ratios, Rates, Proportions
    • Scientific Notation
    • Percents Part 2 and Error Analysis
    • The US Measurement System
    • The Metric System
    • Converting Between Systems
    • Other Conversions
    • Angles
    • Triangles
    • Area of Polygons and Circles
    • Composite Figures
    • Converting Units of Area
    • Surface Area of Common Solids
    • Area of Regular Polygons
    • Volume of Common Solids
    • Converting Units of Volume
    • Pyramids and Cones
    • Percents Part 3
    • Mean, Median, Mode
    • Probability
    • Standard Deviation
    • Right Triangle Trigonometry
    • Slope
    • Non-Right Triangle Trigonometry
    • Radian Measure
    • Exercise Answers

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    About the Book

    This developmental-level mathematics textbook is intended for career-technical students.

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    Morgan Chase, Clackamas Community College

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