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# ELT 108 - Math-Electronics & Computers

Credits: 4
Lecture Hours: 4
Lab Hours: 0
Practicum Hours: 0
Work Experience: 0
Course Type: Voc/Tech
Introduction to the mathematical skills needed by electronics/computer technicians.
Competencies
1. Perform basic Arithmetic
1. Perform Arithmetic operations
2. Multiply and divide fractions
2. Perform calculations to solve for and/or use decimals and percentages
3. Understand powers and roots
4. Understand systems of measurements
1. Utilize scientific and engineering notation
2. Understand and make conversions using the Metric System (SI).
3. Understand and make conversions using the U.S. Customary System
5. Perform basic Algebra
1. Make computations using signed numbers
2. Understand Algebraic terms
3. Apply rules for Exponents
4. Multiply and divide terms
5. Solve first-degree equations
6. Practice equation solving methods
6. Multiple and factor polynomials
1. Multiple polynomials
2. Derive monomial factors
3. Use multiple methods to derive binomial factors
4. Solve second-degree equations
7. Apply formulas to Electronics and technology-specific problems
1. Manipulate literal equations and solve using formulas
2. Understand mathematical problem solving techniques
8. Graph mathematical relationships related to electronics
1. Understand the rectangular coordinate system
2. Graph linear functions
3. Identify and graph nonlinear functions
9. Understand complex numbers and phasors
1. Describe the j operator
2. Construct complex numbers
3. Manipulate complex phasors in rectangular and polar forms
4. Perform operations with complex phasors
10. Solve linear systems
1. Use graphical techniques to solve two linear equations
2. Use Algebraic techniques to solve two linear equations
11. Understand Trigonometry of the right triangle
1. Convert Angle measurements between degrees and radians
2. Apply the Pythagorean Theorem
3. Understand similar polygons and triangle
4. Apply trigonometric ratios for sine, cosine, and tangent
12. Understand exponents and logarithms
1. Solve fractional exponents
2. Solve exponential functions
3. Solve problems involving common or natural logarithms
13. Understand basic statistical terminology
1. Computer mean, median and mode
2. Compute standard deviation
3. Generate histograms and depictions of the normal curve

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