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INDS 122 - Industrial Applied Algebra

2 Credit: (2 lecture, 0 lab, 0 clinical) 2 Contact Hours: [Math Level 3 ]

This course covers the algebra necessary for manipulating the formulas found in a shop setting, the use of calculators and some problem-solving techniques used in solving applied shop problems.
OFFERED: fall semesters

Course Goals/ Objectives/ Competencies:
Goal 1:  Employ the use of a calculator to solve mathematical computations.

  1. Employ a calculator to do addition.
  2. Employ a calculator to do subtraction.
  3. Employ a calculator to do multiplication.
  4. Employ a calculator to do division.
  5. Employ a calculator to find a reciprocal of a number.
  6. Employ a calculator to find a square of a number.
  7. Employ a calculator to find a square root of a number.
  8. Employ the memory key on a calculator.
  9. Employ the fraction key on a calculator.

Goal 2:  Employ algebra as used in industry.

  1. Convert from scientific notation to conventional numbers.
  2. Solve machine tool problems involving whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, and proportions.
  3. Identify and compare values of signed numbers on a number line using absolute values.
  4. Add, subtract, multiply and divide using signed numbers.
  5. Define the basic terms of an algebraic expression.
  6. Add and subtract algebraic terms.
  7. Simplify expressions containing symbols of inclusion, (), [], {}.
  8. Simplify expressions by applying the order of operations rule.
  9. Multiply two or more algebraic terms.
  10. Multiply a term by a quantity.
  11. Multiply a quantity by a quantity.
  12. Evaluate the numerical value of an algebraic expression.
  13. Solve linear equations using the addition, subtraction, multiplication and division properties of equality.
  14. Solve linear equations which require two or more properties of equality.
  15. Solve an equation by using the equality principle of powers or roots.
  16. Solve a formula for any variable it contains.
  17. Solve equations containing symbols of inclusion.
  18. Translate simple English phrases and sentences into algebraic expressions and equations and solve the equations.
  19. Solve problems involving ratio and proportion.
  20. Solve problems involving similar figures.
  21. Solve percent application problems.
  22. Solve problems involving direct and indirect variation.
  23. Solve quadratic equations using the quadratic formula.
  24. Solve shop application problems using combinations of the methods described above.      

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