Consumer Math: The Mathematics of Trades and Professions
The Consumer Math workbook series from Harcourt Achieve is designed to help students understand the relevancy of math to their daily lives. Each workbook begins with a basic review of math concepts before moving on to specific skills, which are taught using a pre-skills test, problem - solving strategies, a review, and a test. Group projects, practice forms, charts, a glossary, and an answer key are also included. This workbook is divided into three sections: Math Skills and Concepts (whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, mean, median, mode, calculator basic operations, estimation) Trade Industries (carpentry, plumbing, electrical contracting, painting, masonry, money tips) Other Professions (advertising, sales, travel, manufacturing, health care, communications,) Consumer Math: The Mathematics of Trades and Professions covers many of the principles of math that are faced daily in the workplace, focusing mostly on trades that involve construction, such as carpentry, plumbing, m...