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APM 8110     Geometry Algebra     3 Credit Hours

English/ESL Placement: Placement into ENG 1060 or higher (or placement into ESL 2510 or higher for students taking the ESL sequence of courses).
Prerequisite: Secondary school algebra.

This course will provide the student with the fundamentals of Algebra and Geometry as applied to practical industrial problems that arise in his or her trade area. Topics include positive and negative numbers, ratio and proportion, simple equations, percentage, tapers, square root, formulas, and quadratic equations. Geometry principles of axioms, propositions, circle definitions, central angles, and tangents will be applied in the problem solving techniques of actual trade problems. BILLABLE CONTACT HOURS: 3