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 Course Title:   Apprentice Electrician's Technical Math

 Title Abbreviation:   APPR ELECTRICIANS MATH

 Department:    APPRE

 Course #:    30

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    n/a

 EPC:    n/a

 REV:    2017


 Course Description  

This course is a review of necessary mathematical skills crucial to the electrical trade. Topics include operations with whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and ratios, with step by step examples and exercises for each procedure. More advanced topics include exponents and trigonometry. The essentials of algebra, including solving equations and inequalities are covered along with vectors and the basics of geometry.

 Prerequisite  

None

Additional Course Details

Contact Hours (based on 11 week quarter)

Lecture: 33

Lab: 0

Other: 0

Systems: 0

Clinical: 0


Intent: Distribution Requirement(s) Status:  

Vocational Preparatory N/A  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

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Learning Outcomes

After completing this course, the student will be able to:

  1. Solve problems involving whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and ratios.
  2. Solve practical problems involving linear equations in one unknown.
  3. Solve practical problems involving quadratics and exponential notation.
  4. Solve practical problems involving selected topics from applied geometry.
  5. Solve practical problems involving selected topics from applied algebra.
  6. Solve practical problems involving selected topics from applied trigonometry.
  7. Solve practical problems involving inequalities along with vectors.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

Revised August 2008 and affects outlines for 2008 year 1 and later.

Course Contents

  1. Whole numbers, integers, fractions, decimals, and ratios.
  2. Exponents and trigonometry.
  3. Algebra and equations.
  4. Basics of geometry.
  5. Inequalities.
  6. Vectors.