Course No. 60
Plant Mathematics – Decimals and Percents
A refresher course on decimals and percents, their relationships to each other and to fractions, and the mathematical processes involving the three. Conversion from one form of notation (fraction, decimal, or percent) to another; adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing with decimals; rounding off and checking of decimal answers in problems; converting measurement units to decimals of other units in the same scale; working in decimals in solving multiplication and division problems involving percents; and practical sequential problems in the fields of production, laboratory control, and maintenance.
Prerequisites: Elementary school mathematics.