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# MA115 MATH FOR THE TRADES TC

**Course: **MA115 Math for the trades TC

**Grade: **11, 12

**Subject Area: **Mathematics

**Type: **Standard, Potential College Credit

**Credits:** 1

**Course Information:**

This is a year long course that requires selection of both semesters: S1 and S2. Students will review and strengthen their basic computational skills with all types of numbers. Many areas of mathematics will be explored including Algebra, Geometry, Trigonometry and Statistics as they relate to the technical trades. Practical applications and real life applications of mathematics in the trade industries will be learned. Students will apply useful equations and formulas in real life problem solving situations.

**Outcomes:**

Perform operations on whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and signed numbers

Use proportions and percents to solve appropriate real-world problems

Use English and Metric units of measure and tools such as rulers, micrometers, and calipers

Perform unit conversions

Solve one-step and multi-step equations and formulas

Convert numbers from standard to scientific notation and back

Calculate perimeter, circumference, and area of polygons and circles

Calculate volume and surface area of 3-dimensional figures

Use trigonometry and Pythagorean theorem to solve right triangles

Solve systems of equations

Solve quadratic equations

Read and construct displays of data

Use appropriate measures of central tendency

**Prerequisites:**

MA110-S1 – Algebra AND MA110-S2 – Algebra S2

AND

MA200-S1 – Geometry AND MA200-S2 – Geometry S2

**Corequisites:**

If you take this course, you must also take MA115-S2 – Math for the Trades TC S2