# SRJC Course Outlines

 4/17/2024 1:39:46 AM AGBUS 70 Course Outline as of Fall 2010 Inactive Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  AGBUS 70 Title:  AGRI COMPUTATIONS Full Title:  Agricultural Computations Last Reviewed:4/19/2004

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 3.00 Lecture Scheduled 3.00 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 52.50 Minimum 3.00 Lab Scheduled 0 6 min. Lab Scheduled 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 3.00 Contact Total 52.50 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

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

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
Repeatability:  00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP
Also Listed As:
Formerly:  AG 78

Catalog Description:
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Practical applications of mathematical concepts and computations for problem solving in agriculture/horticulture and forestry.

Prerequisites/Corequisites:

Recommended Preparation:
One year elementary algebra or equivalent with grade 'C' or better; concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 or ESL 100.

Limits on Enrollment:

Schedule of Classes Information
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Applied mathematical concepts for agriculture. Problem solving, manually & with computer assistance.

Prerequisites:
Recommended:One year elementary algebra or equivalent with grade 'C' or better; concurrent enrollment in ENGL 100 or ESL 100.
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
Repeatability:00 - Two Repeats if Grade was D, F, NC, or NP

ARTICULATION, MAJOR, and CERTIFICATION INFORMATION

 Associate Degree: Effective: Inactive: Area: CSU GE: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: IGETC: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: CSU Transfer: Effective: Inactive: UC Transfer: Effective: Inactive: C-ID:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Not Certificate/Major Applicable

COURSE CONTENT

Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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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 . . .

Topics and Scope
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I. Basic mathematics operations
A. Numerical operations
1. fractions
2. decimals
3. percents
II. Algebra
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
A. Applications
1. mixtures
2. parts per million
3. production
4. overrun
5. interest rates
6. salability
B. Consecutive percents
1. depreciation
2. efficiency
3. purity
4. sales
V. Data Analysis

Assignments:
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1. Reading in assigned text, 5-10 pages per week.
2. Problem sets.
3. Pop quizzes; two tests; final examination.

 Writing: Assessment tools that demonstrate writing skill and/or require students to select, organize and explain ideas in writing. Writing0 - 0% None 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 Solving40 - 60% Homework problems Skill Demonstrations: All skill-based and physical demonstrations used for assessment purposes including skill performance exams. Skill Demonstrations0 - 0% None Exams: All forms of formal testing, other than skill performance exams. Exams40 - 60% Problem solving. Other: Includes any assessment tools that do not logically fit into the above categories. Other Category0 - 0% None

Representative Textbooks and Materials:
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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.,
2000.

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