SRJC Course Outlines

4/15/2024 12:45:02 AMIED 90A Course Outline as of Fall 2015

Inactive 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
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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.  Includes a study of fractions, decimals, percents, the metric system, area and volume, ratio and proportion, and fundamentals of algebra.
(Grade Only)

Recommended:Eligibility for ENGL 100 or ESL 100
Limits on Enrollment:
Transfer Credit:
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:Effective:Inactive:
UC Transfer:Effective:Inactive:

Certificate/Major Applicable: Both Certificate and Major Applicable


Outcomes and Objectives:
At the conclusion of this course, the student should be able to:
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The student will:
1.  Demonstrate basic mathematical concepts related to a trade related
   occupational field.
2.  Solve basic mathematical problems associated
    with a trade-related occupational field.
3.  Analyze, evaluate and solve mathematical word problems
   associated with a trade related occupational field.
4.  Evaluate and demonstrate on-the-job uses of the
   mathematical concepts associated with an occupational field.
5.  Use an electronic calculator in solving
   mathematical problems.
6.  Use mathematical conversion tables and formulae.

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 applications 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.  Ratios; 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 for full semester course.
2.  Computational homework assignments averaging two per week
   or approximately thirty per semester.
3.  Practical occupational problem assignments--approximately ten
   assignments during the semester.
4.  Six quizzes, midterm, and final exams.

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 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
20 - 50%
Homework problems and class worksheets.
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
50 - 80%
Periodic tests and final exam
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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Basic Mathematics. Slavin, Steve and Crisonino, Ginny.  Pi R-squared publishers, 2nd edition 2006
Industrial Education 90A Syllabus, Power, T.C.

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