Jumat, 21 Maret 2014

Tips How to Read Calculation, in Nurse English/ Tips Cara Membaca Perhitungan , di Keperawatan Inggris

Tips How to Read Calculation, in Nurse English

(Source/ Sumber: Pamudya, Leo A.2004. English for Professional Nurses 1.Jakarta: EPN Consultant.)
(Rewritten by/ Diketik kembali oleh: Dimas Erda Widyamarta, www.ithinkeducation.blogspot.com)

A).  Tips 1: How to read addition calculation
Addition:
2+2=4 (two and to are four)
+ (and)
            = (is/ are)
Calculation in big values
+ (plus)
= (equals/ is)
Example:
712+145=857 (seven hundred and twelve plus a hundred and forty-five equals/ is eight hundred and fifty-seven).

B).  Tips 2: How to read subtraction calculation
Subtraction/ negation
Example:
7-3=4 (1. there from seven leaves/ is four, 2. Seven take away three leaves/ is four)
-(from/ take away)
= (leaves/is)
For big value subtraction
Example:
619-428=191 (six hundred and nineteen minus for hundred and twenty eight equals a hundred and ninety one)
-          (minus)
=  (equals)

C).  Tips 3 (How to read multiplication calculation)
Multiplication:
Example:
1)      3x4=12 (three fours are twelve)
2)      17x381=6477 (seventeen times three hundred and eighty one makes/ is six thousand four hundred and seventy seven)
3)      17x381=6477, in formal use (seventeen multiplied by three hundred and eighty one equals six thousand four hundred and seventy seven)

D).  Tips 4 (How to read division calculation)
Division:
Example:
1)      9:3=3 (three into nine goes three (times))
For big value calculation:

2)      261:9=29 (two hundred and sixty one by nine equals twenty nine)