Widely used throughout the construction trade, Practical Problems in Mathematics for Carpenters delivers the math skills every carpenter needs to be successful. The text centres on real-world carpentry problems involving modern construction materials and practices. Each unit explains essential math principles in straightforward, concise language, and then reinforces each with samples of problems common in the building and construction trade. Step-by-step solutions to the problems, as well as detailed illustrations, help readers understand the math concepts, visualize their application in everyday carpentry work, and perform the functions themselves. The units cover whole numbers, common and decimal fractions, percent and percentages, measurement, and power and roots.