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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.

Billable Contact Hours: 2

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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 (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:
Communication: YES
Critical Thinking: YES
Information Literacy: YES
Quantitative Reasoning: YES
Scientific Literacy: YES

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
Richter, Lisa
Secondary Faculty
Gordon, Victoria
Associate Dean
Jewett, Mark
Dean
Hutchison, Donald



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



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