C11—Math Used in Customs Brokerage

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Estimated total study time: 6 hours 8 minutes [Enroll now]

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.

Basic Math Concepts

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)

Working with Currency

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

(Estimated study time: 45 minutes)

Working with Linear and Area Measurement

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

(Estimated study time: 58 minutes)

Computing Cubic Measurement; Container Utilization

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)

Working with Weights and "Loads"

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)