Delmar and DEWALT® Release Spanish Language Version of DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check
Clifton Park, NY – June 2, 2011 – Delmar, part of Cengage Learning and a leading provider of learning solutions for ongoing career development and education, today announced the release of DEWALT® Operaciones Matemáticas Para Obras Quick Check, or DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check: Spanish Edition. This is the first title in the Quick Check series to be translated into a Spanish language version.
DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check: Spanish Edition identifies the mathematical formulas that are most commonly used in the construction industry and simplifies them using a clear, step-by-step approach. The guide covers basic conversions, percentages, volume calculations, framing calculations and more; and clarifies complicated calculations with detailed charts and tables. Overall comprehension is enhanced with real-world examples that offer a meaningful and relevant context for important calculations. In addition to its solid content, DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check: Spanish Edition is made of quality, durable materials, making it sturdy enough to withstand the elements of a toolbox or construction jobsite.
“Spanish-speaking professionals account for approximately 15 percent of the construction workforce in the United States, and are the fastest growing segment within the industry. To accommodate the needs of this expanding group, the DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check has been translated into Spanish to specifically meet the needs of Hispanic-American tradesmen,” said Greg Clayton, vice president, Delmar. “DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check: Spanish Edition features a well-organized, tabbed format, allowing critical information and formulas to be accessed on a moment’s notice. This is the perfect jobsite companion for any Spanish-speaking professional in the industry.”
Chris Prince, author of the Quick Check series, has been involved in various aspects of the construction industry for 15 years. He has helped more than 30.000 students across the country prepare for state licensing exams by developing courses and teaching in live classroom settings. Prince has been instrumental in launching an online training program for residential and commercial contractors, with emphasis on building theory, codes, licensing, lien laws, business management, ethics, OSHA, contract law, payroll and project management.
For more information or to purchase the DEWALT® Construction Math Quick Check: Spanish Edition or any of the other books in the DEWALT® Quick Check series, please visit www.dewalt.cengage.com.
About Delmar and Cengage Learning
Cengage Learning is a leading provider of innovative teaching, learning and research solutions for the academic, professional and library markets worldwide. Delmar, part of Cengage Learning, is the leading provider of lifelong learning products and services for the health care, technology and trades, and career education markets. Delmar’s market-leading imprints include Autodesk Press, Chilton, Milady, NetLearning and OnWord Press. For more information please visit www.cengage.com or www.delmar.cengage.com.
About DEWALT (www.dewalt.com)
DEWALT is a leading manufacturer of industrial power tools with more than 300 power tool and equipment products as well as 800 power tool accessories, including corded and cordless drills, saws, hammers, grinders, routers, planers, plate joiners, sanders, lasers, generators, compressors and nailers, as well as saw blades, metal and masonry drill bits, abrasives, screw driving accessories and more. DEWALT tools can be found wherever tools are sold, nationally and internationally. With over 1,000 factory owned and authorized locations, DEWALT has one of the most extensive service and repair networks in North America.
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