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Areas of Study | | MATT132 syllabus




COURSE NUMBER: MATT132
COURSE TITLE:Elementary Technical Math
DIVISION:Technology
IAI CODE(S):
SEMESTER CREDIT HOURS:4
CONTACT HOURS:60
STUDENT ENGAGEMENT HOURS:180
DELIVERY MODE:In-Person

COURSE DESCRIPTION:
Review of arithmetical procedures with special topics in measurement, formula usage, solution of simple equations, applied geometry, right triangle trig functions, and ratio and proportion.

PREREQUISITES:

NOTES:

STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:
Upon completion of this course, students will be able to:
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide real numbers
  • Add, subtract, multiply and divide fractions
  • Find LCD and GCF for fraction operations
  • Evaluate simple algebraic expressions with various order of operations, e.g., exponents, grouping symbols, divisions, multiplications, additions and subtractions.
  • Solve for a variable in an Equations or a formula
  • Convert Signed Numbers to exponents with Powers of 10 and vice versa
  • Convert units from one unit (English) to anther unit (Metric)
  • Work with decimal points and percentages
  • Know basic exponential rules
  • Evaluate simple algebraic operations
  • Find Perimeter, Area and Volume of various geometric shapes
  • Work with Trigonometric functions, e.g., SIN, COS, and TAN

TOPICAL OUTLINE:
  1. Basic Concepts
  2. The Metric System
  3. Equations and formulas
  4. Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
  5. Polynomials
  6. Geometry

TEXTBOOK / SPECIAL MATERIALS:
Classes may vary on special materials. Check with your instructor.

See bookstore website for current book(s) at https://www.dacc.edu/bookstore

EVALUATION:
Final grades are determined through a weighted average of the tests, final examination, quizzes, lab assignments, homework assignment and class attendance.

BIBLIOGRAPHY:

STUDENT CONDUCT CODE:
Membership in the DACC community brings both rights and responsibility. As a student at DACC, you are expected to exhibit conduct compatible with the educational mission of the College. Academic dishonesty, including but not limited to, cheating and plagiarism, is not tolerated. A DACC student is also required to abide by the acceptable use policies of copyright and peer-to-peer file sharing. It is the student’s responsibility to become familiar with and adhere to the Student Code of Conduct as contained in the DACC Student Handbook. The Student Handbook is available in the Information Office in Vermilion Hall and online at: https://www.dacc.edu/student-handbook

DISABILITY SERVICES:
Any student who feels s/he may need an accommodation based on the impact of a disability should contact the Testing & Academic Services Center at 217-443-8708 (TTY 217-443-8701) or stop by Cannon Hall Room 103. Please speak with your instructor privately to discuss your specific accommodation needs in this course.

REVISION:
Fall 2019

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