An excellent choice for Canadian schools, with increased use of the metric system, and packed full of Canadian examples and exercises! Mathematics for the Trades provides the practical mathematical skills needed in a wide variety of trade and technical areas, including electronics, auto mechanics, construction trades, air conditioning, machine technology, welding, and drafting. The authors use a clear and easy-to-follow format which provides immediate feedback for each step the student takes to ensure understanding and continued attention. There is an emphasis on explaining concepts rather than simply presenting them.