Dec 04, 2020
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
 Select a Catalog College Catalog 2020-2021 Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 Archived Course Descriptions Workforce and Continuing Education Winter 2021 Catalog
 HELP Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 Print-Friendly Page (opens a new window)

ATAM 1150 - Mathematics-Shop Arithmetic

Credit Hours: 2.00

Prerequisites: None

Review of basic arithmetic; whole numbers, fractions, decimals, signed numbers, grouping symbols, square root, ratio and proportion, flat and round tapers, simple and complex gear ratios; practical industrial shop problems are employed.

Contact Hours: 2
Billable Contact Hours: 2
OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications of fractions (ratios) used to solve mechanical problems.

Objectives:

1. Using whole numbers, prime numbers, proper and improper fractions, solve problems with 80% accuracy.
2. Using the correct method of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, solve problems with 80% accuracy.
3. Using the correct method of addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division of decimal fractions, solve problems with 80% accuracy.

Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications of the arithmetic processes using numbers.

Objectives:

1. Using the correct method of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division of signed numbers, solve problems with 80% accuracy.
2. Using the correct method of calculating percentages, solve problems with 80% accuracy.
3. Using the correct method of stating direct and indirect ratios, solve problems with 80% percent accuracy.

Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications of arithmetic processes with ratio and proportion.

Objectives:

1. Using the correct method of establishing ratio and proportion, complex ratio and proportion, solve problems for unknown quantities with 80% accuracy.
2. Using the correct method of establishing ratio and proportion, solve problems for mechanical tapers with 80% accuracy.
3. Using the correct method of establishing ratio and proportion, solve problems for simple gear ratios with 80% accuracy.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES
(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

 1. The graduate can integrate the knowledge and technological skills necessary to be a successful learner. 2. The graduate can demonstrate how to think competently. 3. The graduate can demonstrate how to employ mathematical knowledge. 4. The graduate can demonstrate how to communicate competently. The graduate is sensitive to issues relating to a diverse, global society.

COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
1. Review whole numbers; Prime Numbers; Fractions (proper/improper)
2. Fractions - Multiplication and Division
3. Fractions - Addition and Subtraction
4. Decimals - Addition and Subtraction
5. Decimals - Multiplication and Division of Decimal Fractions
6. Signed Numbers - Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication, and Division
7. Signed Numbers - Continued
8. Percent
9. Ratio and Proportion
10. Tapers
11. Simple Gear Ratios

Primary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Dean
Hutchison, Donald

Official Course Syllabus - Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088