Dec 04, 2020  
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021 
Official Course Syllabi 2020-2021
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ATAM 1360 - Mathematics-Electrical Circuitry-Algebra & Trigonometry

Credit Hours: 2.00

Prerequisites: ATAM 1350 or consent of apprenticeship coordinator

Sign numbers, grouping symbols, factoring equations in one unknown, fractions, fractional equations, exponents and radicals, solution of simultaneous equations, and introduction to j factor.

Location: South Campus

Contact Hours: 2
Billable Contact Hours: 2
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to complete math calculations for electrical circuitry.


  1. Utilize a calculator to solve math problems.
  2. List the steps involved in solving an equation.
  3. Add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers, fractions, and decimals, both longhand and with a calculator.
  4. Use powers of ten and scientific notation on the calculator.
  5. Transform and solve equations.
  6. Convert units and solve associated problems.

(Bulleted outcomes apply to the course)

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

  1. Ohm’s Law, Series Circuits
  2. Series Circuits
  3. Algebraic Fractions: Addition and Subtraction
  4. Algebraic Fractions: Multiplication and Division; Complex Fractions
  5. Fractional Equations
  6. Literal Equations, Fractional
  7. Parallel Circuits
  8. Series - Parallel Circuits
  9. Simultaneous Equations Addition, Subtraction, Substitution and Comparison
  10. Network Simplification
  11. Angles
  12. Trigonometry Functions
  13. Right Triangles

Primary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Secondary Faculty

Associate Dean
Pawlowski, Timothy
Hutchison, Donald

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

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