Basic Construction
Math Review
Third
Edition
A Manual of Basic Mathematics for
Contractor and Tradesman License Exams
Product
Details:
Construction competency tests are usually book
tests. An understanding of formulas, equations, areas and volumes
and other math fundamentals is essential if many of the problems on
these tests are to be solved correctly.
The Atlas Basic Construction Math Review,
3rd Edition was written to help you learn or relearn these
arithmetic, algebra and geometry fundamentals. Some mathematicians
might say that all of the "usual" basic math topics are not covered
in the following pages  and they're right. Only those math basics
that will help you pass that competency test are discussed in this
manual.
Selfstudy with any book requires much
discipline and diligence. Some timeproven tips have been listed to
help you know how to study and gain the most benefit for your time
invested. 104pp.
With this manual, you will soon have that
good understanding of basic math!
 Fractions
 Decimals
 InchesFeet
Conversions
 Percentage
 Ratio

 Proportion
 Algebra
Fundamentals
 Equation
Solving
 Areas & Volumes
 Tables
 Answers

Contents:
Chapter 1: Fractions
 Reduction of Fractions
 Changing Improper Fractions and Mixed
Numbers
 Addition of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
 Subtraction of Fractions and Mixed
Numbers
 Multiplication of Fractions and Mixed
Numbers
 Cancellation
 Division of Fractions and Mixed Numbers
Chapter 2: Decimals
 Decimal and Fraction Conversion
 Addition and Subtraction of Decimals
 Multiplication of Decimals
 Division of Decimals
 Decimal Multiplication and Division with
Tens
 Round Off Decimals
Chapter 3:InchesFeet Conversions
 Inches To Feet
 Feet To Inches
 Addition and Subtraction of Inches and
Feet
 Multiplication and Division of Inches and
Feet
Chapter 4: Percentage
 Changing Percent to Decimals
 Changing Percent to Common Fractions
 Changing a Decimal to a Percent
 Changing Common Fractions to Percent
 The Three Types of Percentage Problems
Chapter 5: Ratio
Chapter 6: Proportion
Chapter 7: Algebra Fundamentals
 Addition of Signed Numbers
 Subtraction of Signed Numbers
 Multiplication of Signed Numbers
 Division of Signed Numbers
 Parentheses
 Algebraic Expressions
Chapter 8: Equation Solving
 Addition of Quantities
 Subtraction of Quantities
 Multiplication of Quantities
 Division of Quantities
 Transposition
Chapter 9: Powers and Roots
Chapter 10: Board Feet
Chapter 11: Areas and Volumes
 Circle
 Triangle
 Right Triangle
 Square
 Rectangle
 Parallelogram
 Trapezoid
 Hexagon
 Octagon
 Cube
 Rectangular Solid
 Cylinder
 Right Circular Cone
 Right Pyramids
 Sphere
Chapter 12: Tables
 Table 1: Common Equivalent Units
 Table 2: Lineal Foot Table of Board
Measure
 Table 3: Fractions Converted to Decimals
 Table 4: Lengths of Common Rafters Per 12
Inches of Run
 Table 5: Decimals of a Foot
 Table 6: Squares, Cubes, Square and Cube
Roots
Answers
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