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OCSUP 107
Quantitative Problem Solving for the Trades II


Credits: 5
Clock Hours per Quarter: 50

AA Discipline: [Quantitative]

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 See ALL Quarters
    Course
    Year Quarter
    Item
    Instructor  
    OCSUP 107
    Winter 2015
    0356
    Michelle Schmode
    OCSUP 107
    Winter 2015
    0366
    Michelle Schmode
    OCSUP 107
    Fall 2014
    0360
    Michelle Schmode
    OCSUP 107
    Winter 2014
    0356
    Michelle Schmode
    OCSUP 107
    Winter 2013
    0357
    Melissa Holecek


    Two Year Projected Schedule

    Year One* Year Two**
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini 
    Fall
    Winter
    Spring
    Summer
    Mini
     
    X
     
     
     
     
    X
     
     
     

    *If fall quarter starts on an odd year (2003, 2005, etc.), it's Year One.
    **
    If fall quarter starts on an even year (2002, 2004, etc.), it's Year Two.