## Description

**Objectives **

**Learning Objective 1** • Explain how to calculate the area and linear dimensions of plane surfaces.

- Explain how to calculate the area of rectangles and circles.
- Explain how to calculate the perimeter or linear dimensions of structures.

**Learning Objective 2** • Explain how to reference and use tables commonly used in the scaffolding trade to solve math problems.

- Explain how to reference and use comparative value tables.
- Explain how to reference and use mathematical tables.

**Learning Objective 3** • Identify types of live and dead loads on scaffolds and explain how to calculate these loads.

- Identify common types of live and dead loads.
- Explain how to calculate equipment loads.
- Explain how to calculate human loads.
- Explain how to calculate material loads.

**Learning Objective 4** • Explain how to calculate loads as to their placement on scaffold platforms.

- Explain how to calculate concentrated loads.
- Explain how to calculate distributed loads.
- Explain how to calculate cantilevered loads.

**Performance Tasks **

This is a knowledge-based module; there are no performance tasks.