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APPENDIX A
A.2 Mathematics
Basic Concepts
Scientific Notation
Basic arithmetic functions
Conversion of numbers
Percentage
Application of scientific notation
Square root
Calculating with scientific notation.
Ratio and Proportion
Averages
Exponents and powers
Ratio
Parentheses and powers
Proportion
Area and volume calculations
Percent of proportion
Prime numbers
Variations.
Dimensional Analysis
Addition and subtraction of signed
numbers
Unit conversions
Multiplication and division of signed
Unit modifiers.
numbers.
Metric System
Fractions
Introduction to fractions
Metric measurements
Addition and subtraction of fractions
Metric units
Multiplication and division of fractions
Temperature
Signed fractions.
Metric and English conversions.
Measurement
Introduction to decimals
Approximate numbers vs exact
numbers
Rounding numbers
Accuracy and significant numbers
Addition and subtraction of decimal
Precision and greatest possible error
fractions
Multiplication and division of decimal
Precision vs accuracy
fractions
Addition and subtraction of
Converting common fractions to
measurements
decimals
Multiplication and division of
Percent
measurements
Percentage base and rate.
Relative error and percent of error
Reading scales.
A5

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