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 Course Title:   10-Key Applications

 Title Abbreviation:   10-KEY APPLICATIONS

 Department:    OFTEC

 Course #:    140

 Credits:    3

 Variable:     No

 IUs:    3

 CIP:    520497

 EPC:    547

 REV:    2013


 Course Description  

Operate a 10-key electronic printing calculator by the touch method for speed and accuracy. Solve business problems using the 10-key calculator.

 Prerequisite  

Prerequisite: prior or concurrent enrollment in WMATH 100 or equivalent.

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 Required for ATA degree, Required for certificate  

Equivalencies At Other Institutions

Other Institution Equivalencies Table
Institution Course # Remarks
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Learning Outcomes

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

  1. Operate 10-key electronic calculator by touch.
  2. Develop speed and accuracy in operating 10-key calculator by touch.
  3. Demonstrate proficiency in solving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division problems on calculator.
  4. Solve business math problems involving decimals, fractions, and percents.
  5. Solve business math problems involving unit pricing on invoices and auditing invoices.
  6. Solve business math problems involving discounts, markups, and markdowns.
  7. Solve business math problems involving wages, salaries, and commissions.
  8. Solve business math problems involving payroll deductions and calculation of net pay.
  9. Solve business math problems involving interest rates and installment buying.
  10. Solve business math problems involving investments, stocks, and bonds.
  11. Solve business math problems involving metric conversions.

General Education Learning Values & Outcomes

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

2. Critical Thinking

Definition: The ability to think critically about the nature of knowledge within a discipline and about the ways in which that knowledge is constructed and validated and to be sensitive to the ways these processes often vary among disciplines.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
2.1 Identify and express concepts, terms, and facts related to a specific discipline.

8. Mathematical Reasoning

Definition: Understanding and applying concepts of mathematics and logical reasoning in a variety of contexts, both academic and non-academic.

Outcomes: Students will be able to . . .
8.2 Correctly apply logical reasoning and mathematical principles to solve problems.

Course Contents

  1. Overview of 10-key calculator features.
  2. Touch addition technique and speed and accuracy drills.
  3. Procedures for solving addition, subtraction, multiplication and division problems.
  4. Procedures for solving problems involving fractions, decimals, and percents.
  5. Procedures for solving problems involving invoices.
  6. Procedures for solving retail calculations involving discounts, markups, and markdowns.
  7. Procedures for solving payroll calculations.
  8. Procedures for solving problems involving interest and installment buying.
  9. Procedures for solving problems involving metric conversions.
  10. Investment terminology.