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Course description: This course is a continuation of MS104 and is designed to provide vocational students with the mathematical tools needed to succeed in selected higher level technical occupational programs. Topics covered include exponents and monomials, polynomials, roots and radicals, graphing trigonometric functions, angle formulas, and the applications of trigonometry, vectors, complex numbers and logarithms.
The student will be able to:
SLO 
PLO 1 
PLO 2 
PLO 3 
1 
DM 
ID 
D 
2 
DM 
ID 
ID 
3 
IDM 
ID 
ID 
4 
DM 
ID 
D 
5 
IDM 
ID 
ID 
6 
IDM 
IDM 
ID 
7 
IDM 
IDM 
ID 
8 
IDM 
ID 
ID 
9 
DM 
ID 
ID 
10 
DM 
ID 
ID 
I = Introduced
D = Demonstrated
M = Mastered
General SLO 1. Analyze statistical data.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
1.1 Describe the role of statistics in industry. 
Written tests and oral recitations

1.2 Explain the concepts of mean, median, mode, 

1.3 Interpret the analysis of statistical data.  
1.4 Describe the various statistical diagrams.  
1.5 Contrast the various statistical histograms. 
General SLO 2. Graph linear equations, find the slope of a line, and find the equation of a line.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
2.1 Describe the rectangular coordinate system. 
Written tests and oral recitations

2.2 Locate points on the rectangular coordinate system.  
2.3 Locate the coordinates of points on the rectangular coordinate system.  
2.4 Graph linear equations. 

2.5 Find the slope of a line. 

2..6 Find the equation of a line. 
General SLO 3. Solve systems of equations by graphing, substitution method, and addition method.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
3.1 Define a system of equations. 
. Written tests and oral recitations 
3.2 Solve systems of equations by graphing. 

3.3 Identify consistent, inconsistent, and dependent 

3.4 Solve systems of equations by substitution.  
2.6 Identify consistent, inconsistent, and dependent systems by the results of substitution.  
2.7 Solve systems of equations by addition.  
2.8 Identify consistent, inconsistent, and dependent systems by the results of addition. 
General SLO 4. Define and describe the laws of exponents and perform basic operations with polynomials.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
4.1 Define exponents and the laws of exponents. 
Written tests and oral recitations 
4.2 Define and describe monomials and polynomials.  
4.3 Raise a power and a product or a quotient to a power.  
4.5 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide monomials.  
4.6 Add, subtract, multiply, and divide polynomials. 
General SLO 5. Simplify radicals and solve equations using one and two radical expressions.
Student Learning Outcomes  Assessment Strategies 
5.1 Factor radicand terms.  Written tests and oral recitations Written quizzes and homework 
5.2 Simplify radicals using Product Property of Roots and Quotient Property of Roots.  
5.3 Rationalize denominators.  
5.4 Multiply, divide, add and subtract radicals.  
5.5 Solve equations containing radical expressions.  
5.6 Define and describe complex numbers.  
5.7 Perform the basic operations with complex numbers. 
General SLO 6. Factor polynomials.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
6.1 Factor by finding the greatest common factor. 
Written tests and oral recitations

6.2 Factor by grouping. 

6.3 Factor trinomials.  
6.4 Factor by recognizing special binomial factors.  
6.5 Solve polynomial equations by factoring. 

6.6 Define quadratic equations and quadratic formulas. 

6.7 Solve equations using the quadratic formula. 

6.8 Solve word problems. 
General SLO 7. Define exponential and logarithmic functions and describe their relationship. Apply the change of base formula.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
7.1 Define the exponential function. 
Written tests and oral recitations 
7.2 Describe the graph of the exponential function. 

7.3 Evaluate exponential functions. 

7.4 Define the logarithmic functions. 

7.5 Describe the relationship exponential and 

7.6 Describe the graph of the logarithmic functions. 

7.7 Use the properties of logarithms. 

7.8 Apply the change of base formula. 
GENERAL SLO 8. Perform operations with vectors, graph polar equations, and perform rectangular to polar conversions and vice versa.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
8.1 Define vectors and describe vector notation. 
Written tests and oral recitations 
8.2 Determine the magnitude and direction of a vector. 

8.3 Determine the horizontal and vertical components of a vector. 

8.4 Add, subtract, and multiply vectors. 

8.5 Define and graph polar coordinates 

8.6 Perform rectangular to polar conversions and 

8.7 Define jfactor and write vectors in complex form. 
General SLO 9. Graph trigonometric functions.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
9.1 Identify the basic graphs for the six trigonometric 
Written tests and oral recitations 
9.2 Define period and amplitude. 

9.3 Define the period and amplitude of sine and cosine functions. 

9.4 Determine the amplitude of the sine and cosine functions.  
9.5 Find the change in the period of a trigonometric function.  
9.6 Determine the phase shift of a trigonometric function. 
General SLO 10. Define the applications of trigonometry.
Student Learning Outcomes 
Assessment Strategies 
10.1 Identify an oblique triangle. 
Written tests and oral recitations 
10.2 Find the missing parts of an oblique triangle using 

10.3 Describe the three possibilities resulting from 

10.4 Find the missing parts of an oblique triangle using 

10.5 Solve an oblique triangle using the laws of sines 

10.6 Determine the area of an oblique triangle using 
Computer Aided Instruction
Cleaves, Cheryl, and Margie Hobbs. College Mathematics: 2009 Update with MyMathLab.
Upper Saddle River, New Jersey: Prentice Hall, 2009 (or most recent edition)
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The student must achieve 70% mastery or a “C” grade to pass this course.
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