Strengthen mathematical skills and gain practice using those skills in preparation for success in machine trades or manufacturing with Peterson/Smith's MATHEMATICS FOR MACHINE TECHNOLOGY, 8E. This comprehensive book connects math concepts to relevant machine applications, using industry-specific examples, realistic illustrations and actual machine functions. Step-by-step problems and examples progress from general math to more complex trigonometry and solid geometry while demonstrating how math applies to machine trades and manufacturing fields. The authors highlight calculator operations when appropriate. New coverage in this edition emphasizes spreadsheets and introductory G- and M- codes for CNC programming. Master the practical, vocational and technical applications of math concepts necessary to excel in today's machine, tool-and-die and tool design industries with this proven book.