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Requiring no prerequisites, this book starts with basic arithmetic concepts, then gradually develops the theories and techniques of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Immediately after building a solid foundation in each area, readers are given numerous opportunities to solve real-life, arithmetic-related workplace problems. The authors take an innovative approach -- the Institute for Corporate Competitiveness' (ICC) TPRA Method (Teach-Practice-Review-Apply) -- to the teaching of applied mathematics.
I. ARITHMETIC.
1. Whole Numbers.
2. Common Fractions.
3. Mixed Numbers.
4. Decimal Fractions.
5. Powers, Roots, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion.
6. Workplace Applications of Arithmetic.
II. ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY.
7. Algebra: Symbolism, Signed Numbers, and Algebraic Operations.
8. Algebra: Solving Equations.
9. Geometry: Lines and Angles.
10. Geometry: Triangles and Polygons.
11. Geometry: Circles and Arcs.
12. Trigonometry: Right Angles.
13. Trigonometry: Oblique Triangles.
14. Trigonometry: Areas of Triangles.
15. Workplace Applications of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.
Appendix A: Tables.
Appendix B: Selected Answers.
Index.
Requiring no prerequisites, this book starts with basic arithmetic concepts, then gradually develops the theories and techniques of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.
Immediately after building a solid foundation in each area, readers are given numerous opportunities to solve real-life, arithmetic-related workplace problems. The authors take an innovative approach -- the Institute for Corporate Competitiveness' (ICC) TPRA Method (Teach-Practice-Review-Apply) -- to the teaching of applied mathematics.
Table of Contents
I. ARITHMETIC.
1. Whole Numbers.
2. Common Fractions.
3. Mixed Numbers.
4. Decimal Fractions.
5. Powers, Roots, Percentages, Ratio and Proportion.
6. Workplace Applications of Arithmetic.
II. ALGEBRA, GEOMETRY AND TRIGONOMETRY.
7. Algebra: Symbolism, Signed Numbers, and Algebraic Operations.
8. Algebra: Solving Equations.
9. Geometry: Lines and Angles.
10. Geometry: Triangles and Polygons.
11. Geometry: Circles and Arcs.
12. Trigonometry: Right Angles.
13. Trigonometry: Oblique Triangles.
14. Trigonometry: Areas of Triangles.
15. Workplace Applications of Algebra, Geometry and Trigonometry.
Appendix A: Tables.
Appendix B: Selected Answers.
Index.