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The math skills needed to create or construct a building are many indeed. If you have ever watched someone build anything, you may have seen them use a tape measurer or a ruler. The ability to measure is a basic math skill. It is how an architect communicates the length or size of things we want to build. We must be able to add and subtract these numbers but also must be able to use fractions of these numbers. Today, we deal with measurements that are both the English system and the Metric system. Architects use math to convert between these two systems of measurement. You may also find architects using the many formulas and principles of geometry to create a building. Think about designing a building. How strong do the walls and beams and ceilings need to be? You figure that out with math, knowing the weights and strengths of the materials. How much of the materials do you need? It depends on the sizes of the walls, rooms, ceilings, all of that is math. Is concrete cheaper, or steel or cinder block? It depends on how much of each you need, what they cost to buy and build. How long will each stage of the construction take, and how can they be planned to overlap to get the building done the fastest? How much does each sq. foot. of the building rent for, and how long will it take to pay off the investment? How will it affect traffic in the neighborhood? How big does the garage need to be to hold the cars of what percentage of the people who work in the building or customers/clients who visit the building?

What about windows? How many sq. feet per wall? How much heat will build up in the rooms because of the windows? That will affect how much air conditioning you need. Also windows leak heat during the Winter so more of them means more heat too. How many electrical outlets do you need? How many amps do you need from the power lines? How many circuit-breakers? How many lighting fixtures do you need? In modern buildings, the lighting system is considered part of the heating system--which is why you see lights on in skyscrapers in the middle of the night when nobody is there.

For big, tall buildings, architects are even concerned with how the wind affects them, how it swirls between buildings. They use computer models for this. Also things like earthquake resistance.

There's almost every kind of math here! Geometry and trig, calculus, accounting, engineering, finite element analysis, computer modeling, etc.etc.

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Architects use math in a number of ways. These include using mathematical proportions when drawingÊdesign plans, as well as troubleshooting structural problems.

you always use math. our universe is based on numbers.

Architects tend to use all types of math, but one main math used is Geometry. Architects must understand how slopes, intercepts and other terms found in geometry.

Architects use math in everything from angles to finding the area of a building.

Many professions use math. Doctors, truck drivers, architects, electricians

Everyone uses math every day. Architects use math to make sure that their building designs are stable. Teachers use math to count the number of students in the class. Salesmen use math to figure out their profits.

If a random stranger asks them a question about math, they can answer it. LOL

There are many such as: maths teachers, accountants, engineers and architects.

Geometry is important to architects since they use it to design buildings or whatever they are working on. They have to take a ton of math classes to do this job.

Yes they use multiplication and division to measure geometry

No, architects use more math than geometry and symmetry. THey need to know addition and subtraction when they want to change the dimensions of something. THey need to know scalars so that they can make accurate models. And there is higher math involved in figuring out how much weight a structure can hold.

-9;-1;4;-4 =24 how all that calculate equal 24 why?

you use math almost everyday any job you do you use math.

pilot use math to help them in many different ways because they use height

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Lawyers use math in a great number of ways. They use math to calculate their fees as well as law suit fees.

math teacher, accountant, several things really. There's careers in welding that involve math. Doctors, business owners, and architects also use math.

by going to schoola nd learning math

there is no type of specific math architects use, all the architect does is just design and adjust.....but geometry math is somewhat used.

Veterinary technicians use math to calculate drug dosages and fluid rates on a daily basis.

No, not at all.Architects use measurements and the foundations of geometry it takes a little bit of math but it does not need bargraphs or line plots.

Almost all jobs use simple math, if only to find out your pay check, but for serious math topics such as physics and calculus... those are really only needed by engineers, architects, computer programmers, etc.

Because They Can Compare & Use Math In Many Ways To See Where It Is Better .