ATAM 1160  MathematicsAlgebra Credit Hours: 2.00 Prerequisites: ATAM 1150 or ATAM 1350 or consent of apprenticeship coordinator
This class covers fundamental operations of positive and negative numbers, grouping symbols, algebraic axioms, equations, special products and factoring. It includes the solution of 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 in order of operations in algebraic language.
Objectives:
 Use signed numbers, exponents and square roots in algebraic expression, solve problems.
 Use the proper order of operations for adding and subtracting algebraic expressions, solve problems.
 Use the proper order of operations, solve simple algebraic expressions.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications in solving algebraic equations.
Objectives:
 Use the proper order of operations, solve algebraic equations involving two operations.
 Use the proper order of operations, solve for algebraic equation factoring and changing priorities.
 Use the proper order of operations for solve industrial formulas.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to describe applications in solving algebraic expressions.
Objectives:
 Use algebraic operations, solve industrial word problems.
 Use the proper order of operations in algebra, solve problems with multiplication and division of positive and negative numbers and exponents.
 Use the proper order of operations in algebra, solve problems with scientific notation, unit conversion and system equations.
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
 Signed Numbers  Exponents and Square Roots
 Algebraic Language; Order of Operations
 Adding and Subtracting Algebraic Expressions; Like Terms
 Solving Simple Equations
 Equations Involving Two Operations
 More Equations; Removing Parentheses; Factoring
 Solving Formulas
 Solving Word Problems
 Multiplying and Dividing Algebraic Expressions; Positive and Negative Exponents
 Multiplying Similar Binomials by Inspection
 Scientific Notation; Conversions with Decimal; Multiplying and Dividing
 Unit Conversions
 Systems of Equations; Solution by Substitution; Dependent and Inconsistent Systems
Primary Faculty Richter, Lisa Secondary Faculty Gordon, Victoria Associate Dean Jewett, Mark Dean Hutchison, Donald
Primary Syllabus  Macomb Community College, 14500 E 12 Mile Road, Warren, MI 48088
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