ERIC Number: ED230815
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: 0
Mathematics. Course in Carpentry Workbook and Tests.
California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Publications.
This combination workbook and testbook on mathematics is one in a series of 20 individually bound units of instruction for carpentry apprenticeship classes. Three diagnostic tests and suggestions for their administration are included to identify areas in which the apprentice may need work and study. The 12 topics covered are whole numbers; fractions; decimals; percents; conversion of units; compound numbers; decimal and fractional equivalents; perimeters, areas, and volumes; squares and square roots; the right triangle; lumber products and board measure; and metric measurements and conversion. For each topic these materials are provided: questions to direct study of the content, text, and a study guide. Required and recommended instructional materials are listed. The final section of this volume contains an objective test for each of the 12 topics of the workbook. (YLB)
Descriptors: Apprenticeships, Building Trades, Carpentry, Decimal Fractions, Fractions, Learning Activities, Mathematics Skills, Measurement, Metric System, Percentage, Postsecondary Education, Trade and Industrial Education, Whole Numbers, Workbooks
California State Dept. of Education, Publications Sales, P.O. Box 271, Sacramento, CA 95802 ($3.90).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: California State Dept. of Education, Sacramento. Bureau of Publications.
Note: Prepared under the direction of the Carpenters' Statewide Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee and the Carpentry Curriculum Revision Committee.