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Series: Numeracy in Construction


Calculating Area

Calculating Area

Calculating the area of a construction space is an important skill for working on a building site. This video explains the basic formula for area and how it can be applied to easily calculate wall area, incorporating length conversions, and...Show More
Calculating Perimeter

Calculating Perimeter

Calculating the perimeter of a block of land is a crucial skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for perimeter and how it can be applied to calculate the length of fencing required for a construction site, as...Show More
Calculating Volume

Calculating Volume

An understanding of the volume of spaces is an essential skill for working in construction. This video explains the basic formula for volume and how it can be applied to easily calculate the amount of concrete needed for a house foundation by...Show More
Estimating and Quotes

Estimating and Quotes

The ability to estimate material quantities and provide quotes is a helpful skill for working in construction. This video explains how to estimate the area and materials needed for a tiling job, incorporating unit conversions, and how to allow...Show More
Multiplication

Multiplication

There are many applications for multiplication when working in construction. This video explains how multiplication skills can be used to calculate wall areas and the size of covering panels to work out how much material needs to be ordered for...Show More
Working with Ratios

Working with Ratios

Converting units and working out ratios is an integral skill for working in construction. This video explains the mathematical reasoning behind converting units of volume and scaling ratios and how it can be applied to calculate the correct...Show More