Basic Shop Math

I. Introduction to Shop Math
A. Importance of math in manufacturing and fabrication
B. Overview of mathematical operations and concepts used in shop math

II. Fractions and Decimals
A. Understanding and converting between fractions and decimals
B. Rounding and estimating numbers
C. Adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing fractions and decimals

III. Angles and Geometry
A. Understanding degrees, radians, and the unit circle
B. Measuring angles with a protractor
C. Geometric shapes and their properties (e.g. circles, squares, rectangles, triangles)
D. Basic trigonometry (sine, cosine, tangent)

IV. Dimensions and Tolerances
A. Understanding basic dimensioning principles
B. Reading and interpreting engineering drawings and blueprints
C. Understanding and calculating tolerances

V. Basic Algebra
A. Introduction to variables, expressions, and equations
B. Solving linear equations and inequalities
C. Graphing linear equations and lines

VI. Ratio, Proportion, and Percentage
A. Understanding and calculating ratios
B. Solving proportions
C. Understanding and calculating percentage

VII. Metric and U.S. Customary Measurement Systems
A. Understanding and converting between metric and U.S. customary units
B. Using conversion factors to convert between units

VIII. Conclusion
A. Review of key concepts and skills
B. Importance of continuous learning and practice in shop math
C. Resources for further study and practice.