# SRJC Course Outlines

 5/10/2021 8:27:59 PM APTECH 90A Course Outline as of Spring 2007 Changed Course CATALOG INFORMATION Discipline and Nbr:  APTECH 90A Title:  APPLIED MATHEMATICS Full Title:  Applied Mathematics Last Reviewed:10/4/2010

 Units Course Hours per Week Nbr of Weeks Course Hours Total Maximum 4.00 Lecture Scheduled 4.00 17.5 max. Lecture Scheduled 70.00 Minimum 4.00 Lab Scheduled 0 6 min. Lab Scheduled 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact DHR 0 Contact Total 4.00 Contact Total 70.00 Non-contact DHR 0 Non-contact DHR Total 0

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

Title 5 Category:  AA Degree Applicable
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.

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: BBMC Communication and Analytical ThinkingCommunication and Analytical ThinkingMath Competency CSU GE: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: IGETC: Transfer Area Effective: Inactive: CSU Transfer: Transferable Effective: Fall 1981 Inactive: 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.