Course Summary
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27 hours
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Credit Recommendation & Competencies
Level Credits (SH) Subject
Vocational-Certificate 1 mathematics fundamentals


The course objective is to provide more advanced topics including logarithms, trigonometry, vectors, and the basics of geometry.

Learning Outcomes:

  • demonstrate the ability to write numbers in exponential and logarithmic forms
  • demonstrate skills in evaluating logarithms and working with the various properties of logarithms
  • develop skills in solving word problems involving logarithms
  • plot points and lines on a coordinate plane
  • write and graph linear equations
  • identify the slope of a line
  • apply the skills needed to solve algebraic equations
  • use the skills to solve systems of equations
  • further demonstrate the abilities to set up and solve word problems involving multiple equations
  • demonstrate the ability to measure and calculate dimensions of geometric figures
  • calculate the area and volume of three-dimensional figures
  • demonstrate the understanding of the relationships between the sides and angles of a right triangle
  • solve problems that require the use of trigonometric skills
  • demonstrate the ability to do vector operations
  • demonstrate the ability to determine the magnitude and direction of vectors
  • demonstrate skill in the basic operations of addition, subtraction, and multiplication of binary numbers
  • convert octal and hexadecimal numbers between decimal and binary numbers
  • develop the ability to determine all possible outcomes of a given operation
  • develop an understanding of the laws of Boolean algebra, including DeMorgan's Law
  • demonstrate the ability to write and simplify expressions of logic, and therefore of electrical circuits.

General Topics:

  • Logarithms
  • The Cartesian plane
  • Systems of equations
  • Plane geometry
  • Solid geometry
  • Trigonometry
  • Vectors
  • Binary, octal, and hexadecimal numbers
  • Boolean algebra fundamentals
Instruction & Assessment

Instructional Strategies:

  • Audio Visual Materials
  • Classroom Exercise
  • Computer Based Training
  • Discussion
  • Lectures

Methods of Assessment:

  • Other
  • Performance Rubrics (Checklists)
  • Presentations
  • Quizzes
  • Classroom Participation

Minimum Passing Score:

Supplemental Materials