Preparing for the Ironworker Trade
Preparing for the Ironworker Trade provides practice with three Essential Skills: Reading Text, Document Use and Numeracy. This publication is divided into three sections. Section 1 reviews math foundations including fractions, decimals, perimeter, area, volume, Pythagorean Theorem and trigonometry. Section 2 provides a strategy and practice for solving word problems. Section 3 has problem sets which reflect the technical training requirements of apprentices. An answer key is provided at the end of each section. This publication does not require specific background knowledge about the ironworker trade.