I. General Information
1. Course Title:
Math for Industrial Technology
2. Course Prefix & Number:
RAST 1114
3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:
Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
4. Course Description:
This course covers topics such as calculator usage, SI unit conversions, algebraic applications of Ohm’s & Power Laws, trigonometric functions, & dimensional analysis.
5. Placement Tests Required:
6. Prerequisite Courses:
RAST 1114  Math for Industrial Technology
There are no prerequisites for this course.
9. Corequisite Courses:
RAST 1114  Math for Industrial Technology
There are no corequisites for this course.
III. Course Purpose
1. ProgramApplicable Courses – This course is required for the following program(s):
Name of Program(s)

Program Type

Robotics Automated Systems Technology

Diploma

Mechatronics

Diploma

IV. Learning Outcomes
1. CollegeWide Outcomes
CollegeWide Outcomes/Competencies 
Students will be able to: 
Demonstrate written communication skills 
document their daily work by maintaining a problem set notebook. 
Analyze and follow a sequence of operations 
demonstrate sequence of operations while solving mathematical problems. 
2. Course Specific Outcomes  Students will be able to achieve the following measurable goals upon completion of
the course:
Expected Outcome

MnTC Goal Area

manipulate SI engineering units.


demonstrate order of operations


manipulate real number systems


add, subtract, multiple, and divide fractions


solve word application problems


simplify linear and nonlinear equations


graph linear equations


demonstrate polynomial addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division


V. Topical Outline
Listed below are major areas of content typically covered in this course.
1. Lecture Sessions
I. Scientific Notation

a. SI Engineering Units

II. Basic Operation of Real Numbers

a. Notation and Symbols b. Real Numbers c. Addition of Real Numbers d. Subtraction of Real Numbers e. Properties of Real Numbers f. Multiplication of Real Numbers g. Division of Real Numbers h. Subsets of the Real Numbers i. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

III. Linear Equations and Inequalities

a. Simplifying Expressions b. Addition Property of Equality c. Multiplication Property of Equality d. Solving Linear Equations e. Formulas f. Applications g. Linear Inequalities

IV. Exponents and Polynomials

a. Multiplication with Exponents b. Division with Exponents c. Operations with Monomials d. Operations with Polynomials e. Binomial Squares

V. Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables

a. Paired Data and Graphing Ordered Pairs b. Solutions to Linear Equations c. Graphing Linear Equations d. Slope of a Line e. Linear Inequalities

VI. Factoring

a. Trinomials b. Difference of two squares c. Sum and Differences of Two Cubes

I. General Information
1. Course Title:
Math for Industrial Technology
2. Course Prefix & Number:
RAST 1114
3. Course Credits and Contact Hours:
Credits: 3
Lecture Hours: 3
Lab Hours: 0
4. Course Description:
This course covers topics such as calculator usage, SI unit conversions, algebraic applications of Ohm’s & Power Laws, trigonometric functions, & dimensional analysis.
5. Placement Tests Required:
6. Prerequisite Courses:
RAST 1114  Math for Industrial Technology
There are no prerequisites for this course.
9. Corequisite Courses:
RAST 1114  Math for Industrial Technology
There are no corequisites for this course.
II. Transfer and Articulation
III. Course Purpose
1. ProgramApplicable Courses – This course is required for the following program(s):
Name of Program(s)

Program Type

Robotics Automated Systems Technology

Diploma

Mechatronics

Diploma

IV. Learning Outcomes
1. CollegeWide Outcomes
CollegeWide Outcomes/Competencies 
Students will be able to: 
Demonstrate written communication skills 
document their daily work by maintaining a problem set notebook. 
Analyze and follow a sequence of operations 
demonstrate sequence of operations while solving mathematical problems. 
2. Course Specific Outcomes  Students will be able to achieve the following measurable goals upon completion of
the course:
Expected Outcome

MnTC Goal Area

manipulate SI engineering units.


demonstrate order of operations


manipulate real number systems


add, subtract, multiple, and divide fractions


solve word application problems


simplify linear and nonlinear equations


graph linear equations


demonstrate polynomial addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division


V. Topical Outline
Listed below are major areas of content typically covered in this course.
1. Lecture Sessions
I. Scientific Notation

a. SI Engineering Units

II. Basic Operation of Real Numbers

a. Notation and Symbols b. Real Numbers c. Addition of Real Numbers d. Subtraction of Real Numbers e. Properties of Real Numbers f. Multiplication of Real Numbers g. Division of Real Numbers h. Subsets of the Real Numbers i. Addition and Subtraction of Fractions

III. Linear Equations and Inequalities

a. Simplifying Expressions b. Addition Property of Equality c. Multiplication Property of Equality d. Solving Linear Equations e. Formulas f. Applications g. Linear Inequalities

IV. Exponents and Polynomials

a. Multiplication with Exponents b. Division with Exponents c. Operations with Monomials d. Operations with Polynomials e. Binomial Squares

V. Linear Equations and Inequalities in Two Variables

a. Paired Data and Graphing Ordered Pairs b. Solutions to Linear Equations c. Graphing Linear Equations d. Slope of a Line e. Linear Inequalities

VI. Factoring

a. Trinomials b. Difference of two squares c. Sum and Differences of Two Cubes

VI. Textbook and Supplemental Reading Materials
Textbooks

Author(s)

Title(s)

Publisher(s)

Edition/Date(s)

Charles P. McKeague

Elementary Algebra

Thomson

8^{th} Edition
