Practical Problems in Mathematics for Masons

Practical Problems in Mathematics for Masons

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Newly revised for the 3rd Edition, PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR MASONS provides the quantitative skills novice bricklayers need to be successful. Starting with the basics, this practical worktext uses straightforward language and clear organization to develop confidence quickly with helpful hints. This book guides readers through the math most commonly used in masonry, reinforcing their knowledge of key math principles from whole numbers and decimals to fractions and percentages. Next, step-by-step discussions of volume, area, square roots, and the Pythagorean Theorem provide the foundation masons need to properly measure projects, align walls, and estimate quantities of materials. Throughout PRACTICAL PROBLEMS IN MATHEMATICS FOR MASONS, 3RD Edition, many examples, illustrations, and practice word problems help readers develop logical reasoning skills while developing an awareness of basic masonry terms and practices. Important Notice: Media content referenced within the product description or the product text may not be available in the ebook version.The third edition of Practical Problems in Mathematics for Masons has been revised to provide beginning students with these needed skills. ... arithmetic and progresses through area and volume to estimating materials and using the Pythagorean Theorem. ... Most are word problems designed to encourage the student to use logical deduction to arrive at an answer. ... high school and up to the two-year college level. each text includes a glossary to help students with technical terms.


Title:Practical Problems in Mathematics for Masons
Author: John Ball, Robert Ham, Donna Ham
Publisher:Cengage Learning - 2012-03-23
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