ATAM 1170  MathematicsGeometry Credit Hours: 2.00 Prerequisites: ATAM 1160 or consent of apprenticeship coordinator
Quadratic formula, review solutions, shop formulas. Definitions and description of geometric terms, axioms, and theorems. An explanation is given to propositions dealing with straight lines, triangles, and circles, with emphasis on applications to practical shop problems.
Billable Contact Hours: 2
Search for Sections Transfer Possibilities Michigan Transfer Network (MiTransfer)  Utilize this website to easily search how your credits transfer to colleges and universities. OUTCOMES AND OBJECTIVES Outcome 1: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications of Geometric Propositions.
Objectives:
 Define the axioms and definitions in geometry for geometric angle measurement.
 Using the propositions of geometry angular theorems, solve angular geometry problems.
 Using the propositions of geometry of interior angles and triangles, solve geometry problems.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications in applying geometry propositions for problem solution.
Objectives:
 Using the specific proposition of geometry, solve problems using the Pythagorean theorem.
 Using the related propositions of geometry, solve problems using the projection formula.
 Using the related propositions of circular geometry, solve circular problems.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications in applying geometry to solve mechanical problems.
Objectives:
 Using the related propositions of geometry, solve mechanical problems with inscribed circles in triangles.
 Using the related propositions of geometry, solve mechanical problems with tangents and intersecting chords.
 Using the related propositions of geometry, solve mechanical problems with areas and volumes.
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 Quantitative Reasoning: YES Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
 Introduction to Geometry, Axioms, Definitions, Points, Lines, Angles, Plane Figures
 Propositions 110: Opposite and Vertical Angles, Congruency, Parallel and Perpendicular Lines and Sum of the Interior Angles of a Triangle = 180°
 Propositions 1115: Sum of Interior Angles = (N2) x 180. Interior Angles = Sum of Opposite Interior Angles, Angles Equal if Sides Parallel Right to Right and Left to Left
 Propositions 1630: Angles Equal  Sides Perp rt/rt/lt/lt Isosceles Triangles, Congruent rt, Triangles, Sets of Parallel Lines Cut by Transversal and Similar Triangles
 Proposition 31: Pythagorean Principles
 Proposition 32: Projection Formulas
 Propositions 3337: Definitions #3550 on Circles, Chords, Arcs, Diameter, Radius, Tangents, Secants, Central Angles, Inscribed Angles, and Polygons
 Propositions 3840: Inscribed Circles in Right Triangles and Inscribed Angle of Measure
 Propositions 4146: Square Inscribed in a Circle, Regular Hexagon Inscribed in a Circle, Circles, Tangents, External and Internal and Intersecting Chords
 Area and Volume Formulas of Planes and Solid Figures
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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