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Author Wilkinson, Colin, 1977- author.
Title Using math in construction / Colin Wilkinson.
Pub Info New York : Rosen Central, 2018.
book jacket
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 Edgartown-Adult Coll.  624 WIL     AVAILABLE
Edition First edition.
Descript 48 pages : color illustrations ; 25 cm.
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Series Math you will actually use
Math you will actually use.
Audience Grades 5-8.
Bibliog. Includes bibliographical references (pages 43-45) and index.
Contents Introduction -- Using arithmetic in construction -- Using algebraic thinking in construction -- Using geometry in construction -- Using trigonometry in construction -- Using mathematical physics in construction -- Glossary.
Summary Today's construction industry, consisting of a wide range of careers, continues to struggle finding skilled workers to meet demand. In order to take advantage of these jobs, a candidate will need a strong understanding of arithmetic, algebra, and geometry. This book presents readers with real-world examples of how math skills relevant to fifth and sixth grade Common Core Standards are used on the job in construction every day, engaging students both interested in construction and those seeking relevant applications of these skills outside of the classroom.
Subject Building -- Mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Engineering mathematics -- Juvenile literature.
Genre Juvenile works.
ISBN 9781499438529 (pbk. book)
1499438524 (pbk. book)
9781499438543 (library bound book)
1499438540 (library bound book)