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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
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