Basic Shop Math

 Basic Shop Math

No Sweat Basic Shop Math is designed for those who are lacking the basic math skills that are required in areas such as reading and interpreting blueprints or performing math calculations for statistical process control. The materials can be used as part of a formal classroom presentation or for independent study. Either way, they are self-explanatory and easy to use.

Total training time is 4 hours. The training is broken down into 5 lessons. Lessons range in length from ½ hour to 2 hours.

 Lesson 1: Basic Math Concepts and Terms Identifying place values of numbers Identifying math terms and symbols: Equals/ does not equal Plus/minus Plus or minus Multiply/divide Square root Greater than/greater than or equal to Less than/less than or equal to Approximately equal to Infinity/proportional to/percent Lesson 2: Basic Arithmetic Operations Solving subtraction of whole numbers Solving multiplication of whole numbers Solving division of whole numbers Evaluating the order of basic arithmetic operations Lesson 3: Calculator Operations Identifying the function of each calculator key Solving addition problems Solving subtraction problems Solving multiplication problems Solving division problems Solving problems using order of operations Solving percentage problems Solving square root problems Lesson 4: Averages Defining average Solving averaging problems Lesson 5: Fractions and Decimals Solving problems requiring the addition and subtraction of fractions Reducing fractions to lowest terms Converting fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions Calculating percentages