# Lab Technician Math, Part 1

4.3 6 Reviews SKU: LTLT100CENDuration: 60 Minutes

This course demonstrates some math fundamentals necessary to perform various calculations in the lab. The metric (SI) measurement system is described and practical instruction is given on the conversion to English units and vice versa. Exponential numbers are explained, and participants are shown how to perform arithmetic operations with them. Also, the rules for significant figures and rounding are described. Converting between fractions, decimals, and percents is demonstrated; and finally, ratios and proportions are explained and examples of their practical use are shown.

### Course Details

#### Specs

Training Time: 60 minutes

Compatibility: Desktop Only

Based on: Industry Standards and Best Practices

Languages: English

### Learning Objectives

• Describe units of measurement in the English system and in the metric/SI system.
• Describe how conversions can be made between various units of measurement.
• Describe rules for writing exponential numbers.
• Explain how to multiply, divide, add, and subtract exponential numbers.
• Describe rules for significant figures.
• Describe how to report the results of calculations to the correct number of significant figures.
• Describe rules for rounding numbers.
• Explain how to convert between fractions, decimals, and percents.
• Explain how to express a ratio between two materials.
• Explain how to solve a proportion for an unknown value.

### Customer Reviews

3/1/2019

#### a little basical and easy

“A little basic and easy.”

Jinghao W. Verified Customer

3/1/2019

#### a little basical and easy

“A little basic and easy.”

Jinghao W. Verified Customer

2/28/2019

#### It's not training but testing. But I don't think such basic calculation subjects are suitable for C

“It's not training but testing. But I don't think such basic calculation subjects are suitable for Chinese technicians.”

Li M. Verified Customer

2/26/2019

#### Basic but important.

“Basic but important.”

Chao X. Verified Customer

2/16/2019

#### Good course!

“Good course!”

Mark F. Verified Customer

12/9/2018

#### Good course

“Good course”

Mark B. Verified Customer