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HDCD 100B - Trades Mathematics and Science
Course Details
Course Code:
HDCD 100B

Calendar Description:
Trade Mathematics provides learners with the opportunity to develop their Math and Science abilities as they apply to their trade. Document use, text reading, numeracy skills, critical thinking, problem solving, and troubleshooting are examples of essential tradesperson skills that benefit from having a strong background in Trade Mathematics.

Date First Offered:
2008-02-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 100
Seminars and Tutorials: 16
Shop Teaching Kitchen: 17


Total Weeks:
3

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
None

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
HDCD 100A Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Technician Foundation Trades Training

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
Math and Science
- Problems Involving Whole Numbers
- Problems Involving Common Fractions
- Problems Involving Decimal Fractions
- Problems Involving Metric and Imperial Measurement
- Problems Involving Ratio and Proportion
- Problems Involving Percent
- Problems Involving Powers and Roots
- Problems Involving Simple Equations
- Problems Involving Perimeters, Areas and Volumes
- Problems Involving Angles, Triangles and Geometric Constructions


Learning Outcomes:
Upon completion of Trade Mathematics, learners will be capable of using knowledge for Mathematics and Science to troubleshoot and analyze problems as they relate to their trade:

Apply Math and Science:
- Solve Problems Involving Whole Numbers
- Solve Problems Involving Common Fractions
- Solve Problems Involving Decimal Fractions
- Solve Problems Involving Metric and Imperial Measurement
- Solve Problems Involving Ratio and Proportion
- Solve Problems Involving Percent
- Solve Problems Involving Powers and Roots
- Solve Problems Involving Simple Equations
- Solve Problems Involving Perimeters, Areas and Volumes
- Solve Problems Involving Angles, Triangles and Geometric Constructions


Grading System:
Percentage

Passing Grade:
70%

Grading Weight:
Final Exam: 20 %
Quizzes and Tests: 30 %
Assignments: 10 %
Lab Work: 40 %


Number of Assignments:
35

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No

Additional Comments:
Please refer to the Trades and Apprenticeship Safety and Attendance Policy.

Supplies:
CSA approved footwear and safety glasses.

Keys to Success:
Attendance, class participation, maintaining a professional attitude, successful study habits, and receiving a minimum of 70% in the program.

Text Books:

Required - Alberta Apprenticeship Training Modules, 2008, Heavy Duty/Commercial Transport Foundation Extra Module Package (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: 5-6, 10
Required - Alberta Apprenticeship Training Modules, 2007, Heavy Duty/Commerical Transport Foundation Package (Queen's Printer). Chapters Covered: 48
Required - Grecki, S. et al, 2008, Measurement and Calculation for the Trades (Skillpath). Chapters Covered: All
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