**ERIC Number:**ED227287

**Record Type:**RIE

**Publication Date:**1982

**Pages:**83

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**Reference Count:**0

**ISBN:**N/A

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Basic Mathematics. Apprentice Related Training Module.

Spetz, Sally H.

One in a series of core instructional materials for apprentices to use during the first or second years of apprenticeship-related subjects training, this booklet deals with basic mathematics. The first section consists of an outline of the content and scope of the core materials as well as a self-assessment pretest. Covered in the three instructional chapters included in the booklet are arithmetic operations (characteristics of numbers and addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division); fractions (fractions as parts of a whole; adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions; decimal fractions; adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing decimal fractions; and using percentages); and formulas and tables (writing formulas for rules and solving formulas for unknowns as well as reading tables). Each chapter contains an overview, a chapter example, and a self-test exercise. Appended to the booklet are answers to the self-assessment pretest, answers to the self-assessment exercises, a posttest, and answers to the posttest. (MN)

**Publication Type:**Guides - Classroom - Learner

**Education Level:**N/A

**Audience:**N/A

**Language:**English

**Sponsor:**Office of Vocational and Adult Education (ED), Washington, DC.

**Authoring Institution:**Conserva, Inc., Raleigh, NC.

**Note:**For related documents, see CE 035 315-335.