NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog 
    Apr 01, 2023  
NWCCD 2020-21 Catalog [This is an Archived Catalog.]

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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.

Credits: 3

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:

  1. Manipulate integers, fractions, decimals, and percent.
  2. Apply the concepts of accuracy, precision, significant digits, and tolerances in regards to measurement numbers.
  3. Perform conversions from one system of units to another.
  4. Graph linear equations.
  5. Solve linear equations.
  6. Solve application problems using appropriate algebraic, geometric and trigonometric algorithms.
  7. Perform cost analysis.
  8. Examine data using various descriptive statistical methods.
  9. Apply proportional reasoning to solve problems.

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