SRJC Course Outlines

5/29/2024 5:43:15 AMIED 90A Course Outline as of Fall 2005

Changed Course

Discipline and Nbr:  IED 90ATitle:  TECHNICAL MATH  
Full Title:  Technical Mathematics
Last Reviewed:1/26/2009

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum3.00Lecture Scheduled3.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled52.50
Minimum3.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total3.00 Contact Total52.50
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  105.00Total Student Learning Hours: 157.50 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 

Catalog Description:
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Concepts of technical mathematics using electronic calculators to solve trade-related problems.  Includes a study of fractions, decimals, percents, the metric system, area and volume, ratio, and proportion and fundamentals of algebra.


Recommended Preparation:
Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Concepts of technical math using electronic calculators to solve trade related problems.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP


Associate Degree:Effective:Inactive:
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Fall 2015
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Certificate Applicable Course


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Comprehend and demonstrate basic mathematical concepts related
   to those subject areas as stated in the catalog course
2.  Understand and become proficient in solving basic mathematical
   problems associated with the subject matter of the course.
3.  Analyze, evaluate and solve mathematical word problems
   associated with the subject matter of the course.
4.  Understand, evaluate and demonstrate the actual on-the-job
   uses of the mathematical concepts associated with his/her
   occupational field.
5.  Comprehend and demonstrate the use of an electronic calculator
   in solving mathematical problems.
6.  Understand and demonstrate the use of mathematical conversion
   tables and formulas.

Topics and Scope
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I.    Fractions
     A.  Terminology
     B.  Common denominators
     C.  Improper fractions and mixed numbers
     D.  Addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division
     E.  Practical applications in occupational areas
II.   Decimals
     A.  Terminology
     B.  Addition, subtraction, multiplication,and division
     C.  Rounding off
     D.  Conversion to fractions
     E.  Practical applications in occupational areas
III.   Percentages
      A.  Terminology and relationship to decimals and fractions
      B.  Determining percentages, discounts, and fractional parts
          of whole
      C.  Practical applications in occupational areas
IV.    Metric System
      A.  Terminology
      B.  Relationship to English system
      C.  Use of conversion tables
      D.  Practical applications in occupational areas
V.     Squares and square roots
      A.  Terminology
      B.  Right triangles and Pythagorean Theorem
      C.  Practical applicaitons in occupational areas
VI.   Perimeters, Areas, and Volume
     A.  Terminology
     B.  Basic geometrical shapes and formulas
     C.  Concrete foundations and other practical applications
         in occupational areas
VII.  Ratio and Proportion
     A.  Terminology
     B.  Raitos, Direct, and Indirect proportion
     C.  Gears, levers, inclined planes and other practical
         applications in occupational areas
VIII. Algebra Fundamentals
     A.  Terminology
     B.  Rules for evaluating algebraic expressions
     C.  Practical applications in occupational areas

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Students will be required to complete:
1.  Reading assignments that will average fifteen pages per week.
2.  Computational homework assignments averaging two per week
   or approximately thirty five per semester.
3.  Practical occupational problem assignments - approximately ten
   assignments during the semester.

Methods of Evaluation/Basis of Grade.
Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing.Writing
0 - 0%
This is a degree applicable course but assessment tools based on writing are not included because problem solving assessments and skill demonstrations are more appropriate for this course.
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
80 - 80%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
20 - 20%
Class performances
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
0 - 0%
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Power, T.C., Industrial Education 90B Syllabus

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