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 smallgroup classroom activities and openended projects. A prescribed problemsolving 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 
Spring 2016 
0360 
Michelle Schmode 

OCSUP 107 
Winter 2016 
5091 
Thomas Butler 

OCSUP 107 
Winter 2016 
0356 
Michelle Schmode 

OCSUP 107 
Winter 2016 
0366 
Michelle Schmode 

OCSUP 107 
Fall 2015 
0360 
Michelle Schmode 


Two Year Projected Schedule
Year One* 
Year Two** 
Fall 
Winter 
Spring 
Summer 
Mini 
Fall 
Winter 
Spring 
Summer 
Mini 

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*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.
