This is a full day, 8-hour course that introduces mathematical operations most commonly used in construction and explains how geometry and the metric system are used in the trade. It covers how to use a standard and metric ruler to measure, do basic math without a calculator, add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions, add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals, convert decimals to percentages and percentages to decimals, covert fractions to decimals and decimals to fractions, explain what the metric system is and how it is used in construction, recognize and use metric units of length, weight, volume, and temperature and recognize some basic shapes used in construction and apply basic geometry to measure them.

# NCCER Core Introduction to Construction Math

Class Length: 8 hours (Estimated)