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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.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES
Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, students will be able to complete math calculations for electrical circuitry.

Objectives:

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.

COMMON DEGREE OUTCOMES (CDO)
• Communication: The graduate can communicate effectively for the intended purpose and audience.
• Critical Thinking: The graduate can make informed decisions after analyzing information or evidence related to the issue.
• Global Literacy: The graduate can analyze human behavior or experiences through cultural, social, political, or economic perspectives.
• Information Literacy: The graduate can responsibly use information gathered from a variety of formats in order to complete a task.
• Quantitative Reasoning: The graduate can apply quantitative methods or evidence to solve problems or make judgments.
• Scientific Literacy: The graduate can produce or interpret scientific information presented in a variety of formats.

CDO marked YES apply to this course:
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE

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
Dean
Hutchison, Donald

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