SRJC Course Outlines

10/31/2020 9:41:50 AMAPTECH 90A Course Outline as of Spring 2007

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CATALOG INFORMATION

Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 90ATitle:  APPLIED MATHEMATICS  
Full Title:  Applied Mathematics
Last Reviewed:10/4/2010

UnitsCourse Hours per Week Nbr of WeeksCourse Hours Total
Maximum4.00Lecture Scheduled4.0017.5 max.Lecture Scheduled70.00
Minimum4.00Lab Scheduled06 min.Lab Scheduled0
 Contact DHR0 Contact DHR0
 Contact Total4.00 Contact Total70.00
 
 Non-contact DHR0 Non-contact DHR Total0

 Total Out of Class Hours:  140.00Total Student Learning Hours: 210.00 

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Grading:  Grade Only
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As: 
Formerly:  CET 90A

Catalog Description:
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An investigation of intermediate algebra topics with emphasis on the investigation and application of polynomials and rational expressions, rational exponents, equations and inequalities, functions and relations, exponential and logarithmic functions, sequence and series and binomial theorem, theory of equations, and an introduction to numerical trigonometry involving trigonometric functions, tables, and applications of the right triangle to problems encountered in surveying, civil engineering, construction technology, electronic and related engineering technologies.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:


Recommended Preparation:
Standard 1st year HS algebra course with "C" or better or successful completion of MATH 150B or MATH 151 within the last four years.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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An investigation of intermediate algebra topics with applications to problems encountered in surveying, civil engineering, construction technology, electronic & related engineering technologies.
(Grade Only)

Prerequisites:
Recommended:Standard 1st year HS algebra course with "C" or better or successful completion of MATH 150B or MATH 151 within the last four years.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:CSU;
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

Associate Degree:Effective:Fall 1981
Inactive:Fall 2009
 Area:B
B
MC
Communication and Analytical Thinking
Communication and Analytical Thinking
Math Competency
 
CSU GE:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
IGETC:Transfer Area Effective:Inactive:
 
CSU Transfer:TransferableEffective:Fall 1981Inactive:Spring 2016
 
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:
 
C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable



COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
Upon completion of the course, students will be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Evaluate ratio and proportion problems.
2.  Analyze applications of algebraic measurements of geometric solids.
3.  Employ theories, concepts and skills of intermediate algebra to
   applications found in surveying, civil engineering, construction
   technology, and electronic technology.
4.  Assess the application of complex numbers.
5.  Propose the correct use of the Pythagorean theorem in the solution to
   problems within the areas of surveying, civil engineering,construction
   technology, and electronic technology.
6.  Differentiate between various solutions to linear and non-linear
   equations through the use of algebra, determinants and matrices.

Topics and Scope
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Theories, concepts and skills of intermediate algebra with application in
solving selected problems in surveying, civil engineering, construction
technology, electronic and related engineering technologies.
1.  Review of technical mathematics skills involving computation, algebra
   and geometry.
2.  Polynomials and Rational Expressions of an Algebraic Fraction.
3.  Rational Exponents.
4.  Equations and Inequalities.
5.  Functions and Relations.
6.  Exponential and Logarithmic Functions.
7.  Sequence and Series, and Binomial Theorem.
8.  Theory of Equations.
9.  Introduction to Numerical Trigonometry involving trigonometric
   functions, tables, application of the right triangle.

Assignments:
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Problem solving and application of:
1.  Computational skills, ratio and proportion, measurement, power and
   roots, polygon, triangle, circle, other geometric solids.
2.  Complex fraction, complex factoring, solution of rational and literal
   equations.
3.  Simplification of expressions, radicals into fractional exponents,
   complex numbers, Pythagorean theorem.
4.  Solution of linear and non-linear one variable equations, determinants
   and matrices.
5.  Linear and quadratic equations, polynomials.
6.  Graphing, solution of exponential and logarithmic equations.
7.  Finite and infinite geometric sequence and series, arithmetic pro-
   gressions, geometric progressions, sigma and factorial notation,
   binomial theorem.
8.  Synthetic division, rational roots of polynomial equations.
9.  Trigonometric functions, trigonometric tables, and trigonometric
   applications to the right triangle.

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
10 - 15%
Written homework
Problem solving: Assessment tools, other than exams, that demonstrate competence in computational or non-computational problem solving skills.Problem Solving
25 - 30%
Homework problems, Exams
Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.Skill Demonstrations
25 - 30%
Performance exams
Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.Exams
35 - 40%
Multiple choice, True/false
Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.Other Category
0 - 0%
None


Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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Technical Mathematics, 1999  Author: Linda Davis   Publisher: Merrill
Applied Technical Mathematics,1999   Author: Merwin Ling   Publisher: WCB

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