Master Course Outline
OCSUP-107
Quantitative Problem Solving for the Trades II
Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50
Lecture Hours: 50


Description
A course in problem solving for vocational and technical programs that uses algebra, geometry, and trigonometry. Course includes guided and independent practical problem solving, contextualized small-group classroom activities and open-ended projects. A prescribed problem-solving structure will be followed. Prerequisite: Grade of C- or better in OCSUP 106, or appropriate placement score

Intended Learning Outcomes
  • Using various math skills described in the course topics shown below:
    • Develop and organize problem solutions in writing.
    • Interpret given information.
    • Create a plan for solving a problem.
    • Predict a quantitative outcome.
    • Translate given information into mathematical language and solve for an unknown quantity.
    • Propose a reasonable level of precision for calculations and results.
    • Review a problem solution and justify the result.

Course Topics
  • The following math skills are used:
    • unit conversion within and between English and metric unit systems
    • compound units
    • common mathematical formulas
    • algebraic equations with one variable
    • system of linear equations
    • square root property
    • Pythagorean Theorem
    • right triangle trigonometry
    • vectors
    • graphs and charts


Syllabi Listing
Course
Year Quarter
Item
Instructor Files
OCSUP 107
B453
0366
Michelle Schmode
OCSUP 107
B453
0356
Michelle Schmode
OCSUP 107
B452
0360
Michelle Schmode
OCSUP 107
B343
0356
Michelle Schmode
OCSUP 107
B233
0357
Melissa Holecek


Two Year Projected Schedule

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