ET 108B Practical Mathematics II (3)
Credit, Degree Applicable
PREREQ.: ET 108A
or demonstration of exit skills
Concepts, techniques, and applications of intermediate algebra and introductory trigonometry emphasizing real world applications. Interactive group exercises and problem-solving methods. Demonstrations of mathematical concepts by showing how they are applied to various fields such as medical, business, industrial, and scientific. Emphasis on problem solving and the application of mathematics to real world problems.
ET 108B=CDEV 108B
After successful completion of this course, students will be able to:
- Outcome 1: Formulate methods to solve algebraic equations involving trigonometric, quadratic, exponential, and logarithmic functions.
- Outcome 2: Analyze word problems that might arise from real situations and solve algebraic equations that lead to solutions.
- Outcome 3: Solve quadratic equations by taking square roots, factoring, graphing, and interpreting results in the context of real life situations.
- Outcome 4: Evaluate, appraise, and solve systems of linear simultaneous equations from a set of applied situations.
- Outcome 5: Set up, solve, and graph equations from problems that require use of trigonometric functions, tangent, sine, and cosine and the Pythagorean Theorem.
- Outcome 6: Set up and solve exponential and logarithmic equations; then identify and sketch graphs of the functions.