Apr 01, 2023
MATH 1500 - Applied Math
This course uses a problem solving approach where students will acquire a working knowledge of algebra and geometry skills for application in technical fields.
Instructional Method Lecture
General Education Requirement: Basic Math - in designated AAS programs only
Comments: This course is not accepted at UW.
MATH 0900 Pre-Algebra with a grade of “C” or better OR Math placement level 3
Minimum Student Competencies
Upon completion of MATH 1500 Applied Math, the student will:
- Manipulate integers, fractions, decimals, and percent.
- Apply the concepts of accuracy, precision, significant digits, and tolerances in regards to measurement numbers.
- Perform conversions from one system of units to another.
- Graph linear equations.
- Solve linear equations.
- Solve application problems using appropriate algebraic, geometric and trigonometric algorithms.
- Perform cost analysis.
- Examine data using various descriptive statistical methods.
- Apply proportional reasoning to solve problems.
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