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# How do carpenters use math?

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Carpenters uses math through measuring woods and other stuff. they ussually uses it on building a house, buildings etc.

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Mostly geometry, adding, subtracting fractions and decimals.

Carpenters use geometry for angles and diagonal lengths, area and surface area for walls and sheathing, and the engineering computation of loads per square inch.

Carpenters use math because the need to measure stuff. Or to like cut wood, like some one asks you to cut 8/11 and you don't know what thatis, you would fail at the job. Looks like I'll never be a carpenter

No, carpenters would not use tesselations.

Carpenters use math and accurate measurements in everyday life by using tape measures and levels and angle measuring devices.

Carpenters use all kinds of power tools and a big range of hand tools.

Carpenters geometry to calculate angles of roofs and gables, as well as adding and multiplication when making measurements and ordering material.

Carpenters use math to accurately measure materials, joints, and angles. Also, making cutting lists and drawings to determine the most economical use of their materials. Calculation of the paycheck doesn't mean that they don't trust their employer, it is just a good habit, regardless of means of employment. Just finding the job site may require reading a map, and that may mean calculating distances.

Carpenters use decimals when they are measuring lengths that are not whole centimeters. They multiply decimals when calculating the area of surfaces.

Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, basic algebra, geometry, trigonometry.

A carpenters main hammer is the claw hammer, but I expect most carpenters would have at least 3-4 different hammers.

well if i understand correctly carpenters have to know measurements to measure wood and all that other stuff. they need to know how to add and subtract measurements also.

they use it when measuring things for their buildings

The question presumes that math classes are not part of the real world, which is debatable. The GCF can be used to simplify fractions. Carpenters and chefs use fractions in practical, non-academic settings.

Carpenters use hammers, nail guns, drills, saws, chisels, planes and many other tools.

Carpenters can and do use a wide range of materials other than wood. These can include cardboards, metals, glass and fabrics if the piece demands them.

Harry C. Huth has written: 'Practical Problems in Math for Carpenters'

You use math in your everyday life! You use math when you are paying for something @ the store. You use math in a classroom and you can use your knowledge of math to share with others younger or older than you. That is how you can use math.

Carpenters use many kinds of saw, table saw, mitre saw, circular (skilsaw) sabre saw, and undercut saw.

Carpenters use mixed number by taking a shovel and shoving it in the wall and the stabbing you in your butt.. and then they start singing what what in the butt, i did it in your butt IN YOUR BUTT!

Carpenters use all kinds of measures, rulers would be used to do fine measuring at the table saw.

Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math as a job!Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math as a job!Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math as a job!Math (or maths) is not a job and so engineering does not use math as a job!

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