Oct 16, 2018  
2018-2019 General Catalog 
  
2018-2019 General Catalog
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MATH 1020 - Trade Mathematics


Mathematics
3 credits

Designed to cover the basic skills needed by students who are enrolled in auto mechanics, diesel mechanics, electronics, machine tool technology, and welding. It is not intended to prepare the student for calculus. Topics to be covered include a review of basic arithmetic, precision and accuracy, significant figures, English and metric measurement systems and conversions, ratio and proportion, variation, operations with formulas, solving linear and quadratic equations, systems of equations in two and three variables, fractional equations, perimeter, area and volume of geometric figures, the Pythagorean theorem, basic trigonometry, graphs of linear, quadratic and exponential functions, logarithms, polar coordinates, and the complex number system. Throughout the course, emphasis is placed on solving problems related to the technical fields.

Prerequisite/Restriction: ACT Math score of 17 or higher or equivalent SAT Math score , Grade of C- or better in MATH 0950 , or satisfactory score on the Math Placement Exam

Campus: USU Eastern only



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