
ELT 108  MathElectronics & 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
 Perform basic Arithmetic
 Perform Arithmetic operations
 Multiply and divide fractions
 Add fractions
 Perform calculations to solve for and/or use decimals and percentages
 Understand powers and roots
 Understand systems of measurements
 Utilize scientific and engineering notation
 Understand and make conversions using the Metric System (SI).
 Understand and make conversions using the U.S. Customary System
 Perform basic Algebra
 Make computations using signed numbers
 Understand Algebraic terms
 Apply rules for Exponents
 Multiply and divide terms
 Solve firstdegree equations
 Practice equation solving methods
 Multiple and factor polynomials
 Multiple polynomials
 Derive monomial factors
 Use multiple methods to derive binomial factors
 Solve seconddegree equations
 Apply formulas to Electronics and technologyspecific problems
 Manipulate literal equations and solve using formulas
 Understand mathematical problem solving techniques
 Graph mathematical relationships related to electronics
 Understand the rectangular coordinate system
 Graph linear functions
 Identify and graph nonlinear functions
 Understand complex numbers and phasors
 Describe the j operator
 Construct complex numbers
 Manipulate complex phasors in rectangular and polar forms
 Perform operations with complex phasors
 Solve linear systems
 Use graphical techniques to solve two linear equations
 Use Algebraic techniques to solve two linear equations
 Understand Trigonometry of the right triangle
 Convert Angle measurements between degrees and radians
 Apply the Pythagorean Theorem
 Understand similar polygons and triangle
 Apply trigonometric ratios for sine, cosine, and tangent
 Understand exponents and logarithms
 Solve fractional exponents
 Solve exponential functions
 Solve problems involving common or natural logarithms
 Understand basic statistical terminology
 Computer mean, median and mode
 Compute standard deviation
 Generate histograms and depictions of the normal curve
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