B.C.'s Energy College

MATH 031 - Intermediate Trades Math
Course Details
Course Code:

MATH 031

Calendar Description:
Intermediate Trades Math is intended to give students the necessary arithmetic knowledge and competence to successfully enter vocational training. It is not acceptable as a prerequisite for ABE Math 040 or Advanced Chemistry or Physics.

Date First Offered:
1994-10-01

Hours:
Total Hours: 120
Lecture Hours: 6

Total Weeks:
20

This course is offered online:
No

Pre-Requisites:
Successful completion of MATH 020 Fundamental Mathematics, or Grade 8 Math

Non-Course Pre-Requisites:
None

Co-Requisites:
Competent use of calculators

Rearticulation Submission:
No

Course Content:
- whole numbers (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, problem-solving)
-decimals and the metric system (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, solving word problems)
-common fractions and mixed numbers (adding, subtracting, multiplying, dividing, solving word problems)
-ratio and proportion
-percent
-statistics (graphs)
-algebra (positive and negative numbers, expressions, equations, graphing, solving word problems)
-geometry and right-triangle relations (perimeter, area, volume, pythagorean rule, trigonometry, solving word problems)

Learning Outcomes:
Upon successful completion of this course, learners will be able to:

-add, subtract, multiply, and divide whole numbers
-add, subtract, multiply, and divide decimals
-use metric measurements
-add, subtract, multiply, and divide common fractions and mixed numbers
-demonstrate ratio and proportion
-use ratio and proportion to solve percent problems
-calculate perimeter and area
-calculate surface area and volume
-analyze and extract information from bar, line and circle graphs and tables
-recognize and use positive and negative numbers
-use basic algebraic expressions and equations
-use Pythagorean rule and trigonometry to solve problems
-use a calculator to calculate, solve and check problems
-solve vocational word problems

Letters

D (50%)

Final Exam: 15 %
Midterm Exam: 15 %
Quizzes and Tests: 70 %

Percentage of Individual Work:
100

Course Offered in Other Programs:
No