# measurement

## Home Improvement Projects That Are So Much Easier to Do with Math

If you’ve ever wondered when in your adult life you’d ever need to know math, try doing a home improvement project. Every building task includes math, and your work will be so much easier if you know how to apply the concepts and formulas. Installing New Flooring Measuring to install new flooring isn’t as easy […]

## The Basics of a Fraction Calculator

AS you’ve probably guessed, this website is really devoted to creating calculators. Some of the calculators are very helpful, some are for fun, and many are just random ideas that pop into my head. As stated in my previous post, I’m doing some SEO experimenting with blogs. The most recent experiment is to promote the […]

## Fractions Schmactions

Fractions aren’t the most exciting thing in the world, but over the next few weeks I’m going to attempt to focus on the different calculators that I’ve created that use fractions. I’ll do this by blogging my brains out about fractions, how they pertain to school work, and how they’re used in real life. Fractions […]

## Dieting – New Year, New Me?

Well, it’s another year, and I’m a little older. It seems that this is the time of the year that people are most likely to set goals. Whether they are attainable, or not, is another question. Many of these goals revolve around weight loss. And as evidenced by the amount of commercials that are related […]

## Quantity Measurements. Choosing the Correct Procedure.

Quantity Measurement is Important Quantity is a pretty easy concept to grasp.  But, it isn’t always easy to measure.  Quantity is basically an amount of something.  But different substances are easier to measure than others.  For example, if you have a cup full of marbles, you may be able to pour them out and count them […]

## Electricians Use a Lot of Math. Shocking, I know.

Electricians may not be primarily known for their math skills.  You might be more likely to think about a guy running wires or cables through walls, taking apart outlets with screwdrivers, or walking around with their hair sticking straight up from a recent jolt.  But, in the real world, electricians are always using math to […]

## Area of Irregular Shapes Are a Regular Pain

Area is one of the most basic fundamentals of geometry.  When we first start to study geometry and shapes, we learn about perimeters, circumferences, areas and volumes.  Of course, when we start to learn something, we start with the basics.  In geometry, the basics are the simple shapes that we learn to recognize as children.  […]

## Rates Are Great For Comparing Performance

Rates are all around us.  We use rates to determine our vehicle speed, track our work performance, rank our favorite sports teams, and even keep tabs on our personal cash flow.  Once you know what a rate is, and how to recognize rates, you can effectively use rates to compare performance within a system. The key to […]

## Efficiency, It Gets in the Way of Good Math.

Efficiency is often overlooked as a factor in math.  We use math as a tool for our daily lives, but rarely does a mathematical equation work perfectly when applied in real life.  There are so many variables that can play a factor in any application of mathematics that affect the outcome.  Efficiency is one of […]

## Carpenters, Using Math to Build and Construct.

Carpenters would have a hard time building anything without math.  Without the knowledge and application of math skills houses may end up looking like something from a fun park.  Constructing a solid piece of furniture, a level counter top, or a comfortable room with plumb walls requires many different math skills.  A good carpenter will have a […]

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