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Technical Mathematics for Architectural and Building Technology MATH 1401

Mathematics Course

Course details

Basic Algebra Review: solving linear, quadratic and simultaneous linear equations, percentage problems; Trigonometry: definitions of trigonometric functions in a right triangle and the unit circle - relevant applications; Plane Geometry: definitions and relevant applications using regular and irregular polygons; 3-D Geometry: definitions and applications using solids with an emphasis on solids intersecting each other.

Prerequisite(s)

  • Math 12 Pre-Calculus or equivalent OR BCIT Math 0001.

Credits

5.0

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Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Solve different types of equations (equations with fractions that lead to linear equations, quadratic equations, or equations with roots); systems of linear equations.
  • Solve problems involving percentages in applications of building technology.
  • Use the trigonometric functions in solving building technology applications.
  • Determine the length of arcs (portions of circles) and areas representing sectors of circles.
  • Solve problems involving ratios, proportion, and variation.
  • Solve technology - related problems involving plane geometry and three-dimensional geometry (and combinations of geometry and trigonometry).

Effective as of Fall 2010

Related Programs

Technical Mathematics for Architectural and Building Technology (MATH 1401) is offered as a part of the following programs:

School of Construction and the Environment

  1. Architectural and Building Technology
    Certificate Part-time
  2. Architectural and Building Technology
    Diploma Full-time
  3. Civil Technology
    Associate Certificate Part-time
  4. Civil Technology
    Certificate Part-time

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