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ERIC Number: ED013939
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1960-Jul
Pages: 261
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Reference Count: 0
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NEEDLE TRADES, MATHEMATICS - I.
COLICCHIO, ANTOINETTE J.
THE NEEDLE TRADES INDUSTRY CONSISTS OF THREE TYPES OF ESTABLISHMENTS -- THE REGULAR MANUFACTURERS, THE APPAREL JOBBERS, AND THE CONTRACTORS. THE FUNCTIONS INCLUDED COVER A WIDE SCOPE FROM BUYING OF RAW MATERIAL TO SELLING OF THE FINISHED APPAREL. THE PURPOSE OF THIS STUDY GUIDE IS TO FURNISH BASIC KNOWLEDGE IN MATHEMATICS AND DEVELOP SKILL IN SOLVING MATHEMATICAL PROBLEMS PERTINENT TO THE NEEDLE TRADES. IT WAS PREPARED BY THE AUTHOR AND FOLLOWS COURSE OF STUDY APPROVED BY THE BOARD OF EDUCATION. THE GUIDE INCLUDES SOME LESSONS DESIGNED FOR CLASS DISCUSSION AND OTHERS FOR TEACHING COMPUTATION, JUDGMENT, ETC. UNITS INCLUDE -- (1) WHOLE NUMBERS, (2) FRACTIONS, (3) MEASUREMENT, (4) RATIO AND PROPORTION, (5) DECIMALS, (6) PERCENTAGE, (7) GEOMETRIC FORMS, AND (8) ACCOUNTS. ALL ARE RELATED TO VARIOUS ASPECTS OF THE NEEDLE TRADES. RELATED INFORMATION AND APPLICABLE PROBLEMS ARE GIVEN WITH EACH UNIT, AND UNIT ACHIEVEMENT TESTS ARE PROVIDED. THE INSTRUCTOR SHOULD BE A MATH SPECIALIST OR A NEEDLE TRADES INSTRUCTOR. THE STUDENT SHOULD BE OF HIGH SCHOOL AGE, HAVE A NEEDLE TRADES GOAL, AND HAVE A MEDIUM APTITUDE FOR THE OCCUPATION. THIS DOCUMENT IS AVAILABLE FOR $2.00 FROM VOCATIONAL-TECHNICAL CURRICULUM LABORATORY, RUTGERS UNIVERSITY, 10 SEMINARY PLACE, NEW BRUNSWICK, NEW JERSEY 08903. (MS)
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Authoring Institution: New Jersey State Dept. of Education, Trenton.; Rutgers, The State Univ., New Brunswick, NJ.
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