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College Technical Mathematics 1B

Course Outcome Summary
WTCS - Wisconsin Technical College System

Information
Course Number

10-804-114

Credits

2

Contact Hours

36

Instructional Area

General Studies

Instructional Level

Associate Degree

Organization

WTCS - Wisconsin Technical College System

Division

Mathematics

Types of Instruction
Type of Instruction

Contact Hours

Outside Hours

Credits

Classroom Presentation

36

72

2

Totals

36

2

Description
This course is a continuation of College Technical Mathematics 1A. Topics include: measurement
systems; computational geometry; right and oblique triangle trigonometry; and trigonometric functions on
the unit circle. Emphasis will be on the application of skills to technical problems. Successful
completion of or concurrent enrollment in College Technical Mathematics 1A is required for course
enrollment. Successful completion of College Technical Mathematics 1A and College Technical
Mathematics 1B is the equivalent of College Technical Mathematics 1.

Prerequisites
1.

Completion of or concurrent enrollment in: College Technical Mathematics 1A

Competencies and Performance Standards
1.

Convert units of measure
Performance Standards

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Outcome Summary

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College Technical Mathematics 1B
Current Date: 07/01/04

e. solution is within stated range and reflects appropriate accuracy or precision. in an oral.You will demonstrate your competence: 1. convert between USCS and SI units 1. written. perimeter.b. perimeter. you show work in a clear and logical manner. apply the process for solving technical problems according to the problem-solving criteria (i. convert within SI (metric) 1. and area of plane geometric figures Performance Standards You will demonstrate your competence: 2. solution is labeled with appropriate units) Calculate surface area.a. in an oral. apply skill to technical problems 1. and area of plane figures including composite figures 2. apply the process for solving technical problems according to the problem-solving criteria (i.e. you verify the solution.b. convert within USCS (United States Customary System) 1.a. apply skill to technical problems 2.a. written.e. or graphic product Criteria: Performance will be satisfactory when you: © Copyright WTCS Outcome Summary -2- College Technical Mathematics 1B Current Date: 07/01/04 .c. volume. in an oral. solution is within stated range and reflects appropriate accuracy or precision. utilize appropriate technology 2. length of sides.d.f. or graphic product Criteria: Performance will be satisfactory when you: 3. solution is labeled with appropriate units) Compute angle measures. calculate the circumference. or graphic product Criteria: Performance will be satisfactory when you: 2.a.e. you show work in a clear and logical manner.d. you verify the solution.a. 1. 2.f.c. utilize appropriate technology 1. written. calculate the measure of the specified angle(s) of polygons 2. calculate a specified side of similar polygons 2. and weight/mass Performance Standards You will demonstrate your competence: 3.

apply the process for solving technical problems according to the problem-solving © Copyright WTCS Outcome Summary -3- College Technical Mathematics 1B Current Date: 07/01/04 . apply skill to technical problems such as vectors 4. utilize appropriate technology 5. calculate the volume of solids 3. apply skill to technical problems such as vectors 5. you verify the solution.a. and tangent ratios to compute sides and/or angles of right triangles 4. use the angle-sum principle to compute the third angle of a triangle 4.a.a.b. solution is labeled with appropriate units) Solve oblique triangles Performance Standards You will demonstrate your competence: 5. solution is within stated range and reflects appropriate accuracy or precision. apply skill to technical problems 3. you show work in a clear and logical manner. and right triangle methods when appropriate 5.d.c. 3.c. or graphic product Criteria: Performance will be satisfactory when you: 5.e. or graphic product Criteria: Performance will be satisfactory when you: 5.f. you show work in a clear and logical manner.a. solution is within stated range and reflects appropriate accuracy or precision.c.g. identify the density of a given material 3. Law of Sines. written. apply the process for solving technical problems according to the problem-solving criteria (i.b.e. use sine.d.f. apply the process for solving technical problems according to the problem-solving criteria (i. calculate the weight/mass of a solid or liquid 3. solution is labeled with appropriate units) Solve right triangles Performance Standards You will demonstrate your competence: 4. use the Law of Cosines. calculate the surface area of solids 3. 4.a. utilize appropriate technology 3.e. cosine.e. utilize appropriate technology 4.b. in an oral. you verify the solution.4. written. use the Pythagorean Theorem to compute a side of a right triangle 4.d. in an oral.

apply skill to technical problems 6. solution is within stated range and reflects appropriate accuracy or precision. or tangent of angles between -360 and 360 degrees 6. written. solution is within stated range and reflects appropriate accuracy or precision. cosine.f. Relate trigonometric functions to the unit circle Performance Standards You will demonstrate your competence: 6.criteria (i. you verify the solution. degree. you verify the solution. cosine. and tangent functions to determine possible angles from 360 to 360 degrees 6. or graphic product Criteria: Performance will be satisfactory when you: 6. use inverses of sine. express angles in radian. and tangent functions for angles from -360 to 360 degrees 6.c.e. or revolution measurement 6. relate angle in standard position to its reference angle 6. cosine. solution is labeled with appropriate units) © Copyright WTCS Outcome Summary -4- College Technical Mathematics 1B Current Date: 07/01/04 .h.a. you show work in a clear and logical manner.g. solution is labeled with appropriate units) 6.d. sketch graphs of sine. you show work in a clear and logical manner.e. utilize appropriate technology 6. apply the process for solving technical problems according to the problem-solving criteria (i.e. determine the values for sine. in an oral.b.a.