ALG191 - Mathematics I Algebra

 Semester Winter - 2020 Fall - 2019 Winter - 2019 Fall - 2018 Winter - 2018 Fall - 2017 Schools offering this subject Select school School of Fire Protection Engineering Last revision date Sep 30, 2019 12:30:03 AM Last review date Dec 2, 2019 12:15:18 AM

Subject Title
Mathematics I Algebra

Subject Description
This is a general technical mathematics course for fire protection.  It is designed to prepare students for further mathematics in technical programs as well as to prepare them in mathematical concepts used in other professional course.  This course emphasizes on the fundamentals of algebra, geometry and trigonometry.

Credit Status
One college course credit. This subject is towards the Fire Protection Technician/Technology Diploma Program and is a pre-requisite for MTH290.

Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion of this subject the student will be able to:

1. Apply problem solving techniques to practical applications and perform basic operations on a scientific calculator;
2. Simplify algebraic expressions and solve algebraic equations;
3. Rearrange formulas containing at least 5 algebraic symbols and by using all 5 axioms rules;
4. Convert units of measurement using conversion factors;
5. Use basic geometric principles to acquire measurements related to perimeter, area, surface area, and volume;
6. Find the trigonometric function of an angle and solve problems in right and oblique triangle;
7. Graph parametric functions in rectangular coordinates.

Essential Employability Skills
Communicate clearly, concisely and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the needs of the audience.

Respond to written, spoken, or visual messages in a manner that ensures effective communication.

Execute mathematical operations accurately.

Apply a systematic approach to solve problems.

Use a variety of thinking skills to anticipate and solve problems.

Analyze, evaluate, and apply relevant information from a variety of sources.

Manage the use of time and other resources to complete projects.

Take responsibility for one's own actions, decisions, and consequences.