We’re here because we’re workers who want our families to live better. Trades math can help us get there. Most locals require you to pass a math test. So to be welcomed into trade union hall as a new apprentice, yes, know the math to pass the test, but trades math is something more — you need to break it down like a fraction, on your feet, not fingers.
Today, a classic trades math skill: Feet & Inches.
But first, a look at the rubric.
Then the shanties.