Upon completion of this course, the student will be able to:
1. Calculate fundamental math operations in a variety of common modes.
2. Design, manipulate, and solve equations and problems requiring
geometric applications and dimensional analysis.
3. Formulate and solve formulas and literal equations when dealing with
practical, physical, and theoretical problems.
5. Formulate and solve quantitative operations in the areas of
depreciation, efficiency, purity, sales, and mixtures.
6. Analyze, evaluate, and solve mathematical word problems pertaining to
price, profit, labor, value, and quantity.
7. Analyze data, including . . .
I. Basic mathematics operations
A. Numerical operations
A. Simplification of algebraic expressions
B. Solving equations
C. Systems of equations
III. Dimensional Analysis
A. Dimensional numbers
B. Use of tables
C. Word problems
D. Geometric applications
IV. Percent and Applications
2. parts per million
5. interest rates
B. Consecutive percents
V. Data Analysis
|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 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
40 - 60%
|Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams.||Skill Demonstrations
0 - 0%
|Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams.||Exams
40 - 60%
|Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories.||Other Category
0 - 0%
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Mathematical Applications in Agriculture. Mitchell, Nina H. Delmar, 2003.
Mathematics for Agriculture: Applied Problems in Mathematics for
Agriculture. Rogers, Betty C. and Hokanson, Clifford. M. Vero Media Inc.,