ATAM 2000  Mathematics for the Trades II Credit Hours: 4.00 Prerequisites: ATAM 1000
(formerly ATAM 1170 and ATAM 2150)
ATAM 2000 is the second course in a twocourse math sequence for all trades through the solution of practical industrial shop problems. Major topics of study include graphing on a coordinate system, practical plane geometry, 3dimensional solid figures, trigonometric identities and functions, and right triangle trigonometry.
Billable Contact Hours: 4
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 solve problems using principles of graphing on a rectangular coordinate system.
Objectives:
 Locate and plot points on a coordinate system.
 Draw the graph of an equation in two variables.
 Define linear functions and its components.
 Solve for slope and intercepts.
 Identify and plot nonlinear functions.
Outcome 2: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to solve problems using principles of practical plane geometry.
Objectives:
 Measure angles with a protractor.
 Classify angles.
 Solve practical problems using simple geometric relationships involving intersecting lines and triangles.
 Identify and classify polygons.
 Solve practical problems using the Pythagorean Theorem.
 Solve practical problems involving area and perimeter of geometric figures.
Outcome 3: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to solve threedimensional solid figure problems.
Objectives:
 Identify solid figures, including prisms, cubes, cones, cylinders, pyramids, spheres, and frustums.
 Solve for area and volume of solid objects.
 Solve practical word problems involving solid figures.
Outcome 4: Upon completion of this course, the learner will be able to solve problems using triangle trigonometry.
Objectives:
 Convert angles between decimal degrees and degrees and minutes.
 Solve practical problems involving angles in radian measure.
 Solve practical problems using the special right triangle relationships to find missing parts.
 Solve practical problems using trigonometric ratios.
 Solve practical problems involving right triangles.
 Solve practical problems involving oblique triangles.
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 Scientific Literacy: YES
COURSE CONTENT OUTLINE
 Rectangular Coordinate System
 Graphing Linear functions
 Graphing Nonlinear functions
 Angle Classification and Measurement
 Perimeter of Polygons and Area of Quadrilaterals
 Triangles & Regular Hexagons
 Irregular Polygons
 Perimeter and Area of Circles
 Prisms and Pyramids
 Cylinders and Spheres
 Cones and Frustums of Cones
 Angles and Right Triangles
 Trigonometric Identities and Ratios
 Solving Right Triangles
 Law of Sines & Law of Cosines
 Solving Oblique Triangles
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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