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Estimated total study time: 6 hours 8 minutes

This course, a shortened version of C10, addresses basic math used in Customs Brokerage. For many it will serve as a review of what they learned in school. But it also contains tips on using math to perform particular tasks, such as calculating board feet, converting gauge, determining the average yarn number for woven fabrics of cotton, and currency conversion.

This lesson reviews basic math concepts learned and applied through our education in math, and necessary for the practical application of math in business and cargo transportation: quantity (or value), and unit of measure.

(Estimated study time: 49 minutes)

- Basic Concepts
- Math—Who Needs It?
- How Much or How Many of What
- Quantity (Value)
- Units of Measure
- Expressing Multiples of a Unit in the Metric System

This lesson teaches how to convert a value in money from one national currency to another.

(Estimated study time: 45 minutes)

- Currencies
- Who Needs to Know about Currencies?
- Currency Conversions
- Setting Up Currency Conversions
- Computing Currency Conversions
- Reverse Currency Conversions

In this lesson we review and work with linear measurement and measurement units.

(Estimated study time: 58 minutes)

- Linear Measurement
- General—Length & Distance
- Converting Linear Dimensions
- General—Conversions Needed between English System and Metric
- Setting up Linear Unit Conversions
- Computing Linear Conversions

- Area Measurement
- Area
- The Area of a Rectangle
- Converting Areas
- Length and Area Conversion Table

This lesson addresses area and cubic measurement, and how to compute area and cube, especially within the context of shipping measurement.

(Estimated study time: 2 hours 11 minutes)

- Cubic Measurement ("Cube")
- General
- Calculating Cube for Shipment Purposes
- Converting Cube
- General
- Converting Cubic Centimeters to Cubic Meters
- Converting Cubic Inches to Cubic Feet
- Converting Cubic Feet to Cubic Meters

- Cubic Measurement Conversion Table

In this lesson we address weight, density and pressure, and the practical uses of these measures in trade and cargo transportation, such as working with transportation "loads."

(Estimated study time: 1 hour 24 minutes)

- Weight and Pressure Measurement
- Weight vs. Mass
- Units of Measure for Mass and Weight
- Static vs. Dynamic Loads
- Weight vs. Density
- Weight vs. Pressure
- What is Pressure?
- Units of Measure for Pressure
- Why Pressure is Important in Shipping
- Computing Pressure

- Math and Load Planning
- Table of Equivalencies