WMath 100 ~ Professional Technical Applied Math  

Course Description
This course is non-transferable and for professional/technical students only. Basic mathematics used in several occupational clusters. Estimation, effective calculator usage and practical problem solving techniques explored. Opportunities for variable student pacing may be provided.

Math 096 with a grade of C or higher, or equivalent math placement score.

Mode of Delivery (Modes)
Lecture, DE, Hybrid.

Fall, Winter, Spring, Summer

Required for:
Workforce Certificate

Course Content

Text: College Mathematics, 9th Ed., Cleaves and Hobbs, Pearson Publishing

1. Review of Basic Concepts
1–1 Basic Operations with Whole Numbers and Decimals
1–2 Exponents, Roots, and Powers of 10
1–3 Order of Operations and Problem Solving

2. Review of Fractions
2–1 Multiples and Factors
2–2 Equivalent Fractions and Decimals
2–3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions and Mixed Numbers
2–4 Multiplying and Dividing Fractions and Mixed Numbers

3. Percents
3–1 Percent and Number Equivalents
3–2 Percentage Problems
3–3 Increase and Decrease
Chapters 1–3 Cumulative Practice Test

4. Measurement
4–1 The U.S. Customary System of Measurement
4–2 Introduction to the Metric System
4–3 Time, Temperature, and Other Measures
4–4 Metric–U.S. Customary Comparisons
4–5 Accuracy, Precision, Error, and Measuring Instruments

5. Signed Numbers and Powers of 10
5–1 Adding Signed Numbers
5–2 Subtracting Signed Numbers
5–3 Multiplying and Dividing Signed Numbers
5–4 Signed Rational Numbers
5–5 Powers of 10
5–6 Scientific Notation

6. Statistics
6–1 Reading Circle, Bar, and Line Graphs
6–2 Measures of Central Tendency

7. Linear Equations and Inequalities
7–1 Variable Notation
7–2 Solving Linear Equations
7–3 Solving Linear Equations with Fractions and Decimals by Clearing the Denominators
7–4 Inequalities and Sets
7–5 Solving Linear Inequalities
7–6 Solving Compound Inequalities

8. Formulas, Proportion, and Variation
8–1 Formulas
8–2 Proportion
8–3 Direct and Joint Variation
8–4 Inverse and Combined Variation  

16. Exponential and Logarithmic Equations
16–1 Exponential Expressions, Equations, and Formulas

17. Geometry
17–1 Lines and Angles
17–2 Polygons
17–3 Circles and Radians
17–4 Volume and Surface Area

18. Triangles
18–1 Special Triangle Relationships
18–2 Pythagorean Theorem
18–3 Inscribed and Circumscribed Regular Polygons and Circles
18–4 Distance and Midpoints