Some level of applied math is necessary to excel in any trade. This math course is a prerequisite for all programs at eVOTECH and provides the foundation for success in your chosen trade.
Can you calculate the size container needed to hold 4.5 gallons of fresh water? What is the volume difference between water at 35 degrees F and 186 degrees F? These are common knowledge points needed for gaining certification as a Journeyman plumber. How do you convert decimals to fractions? This is a common knowledge point for woodworkers and welders alike. In the electrical trades, practitioners need to understand how to calculate power for a given voltage or understand antenna design for a given radio frequency.
This prerequisite course covers the basic math behind these questions and prepares you for the tradespecific math you’ll learn during the rest of your program.

Course Introduction
Overview of this course and eVOTECH eLearning

Number Systems and Sets
Many of us have difficulties in our mathematics backgrounds. By starting with the fundamentals, this course may help identify gaps in our students background knowledge.

Positive integers
The purpose of this section is to review methods of combining intergers.

Signed numbers
This section moves into the concepts of negative versus positive numbers.

Common Fractions
In this section we move on from Integers to fractions

Working with Decimals
Decimal fractions with a base of ten.

Percentage and Measurement
Working with groups of decimal fractions whose denominators are one hundred

Ratio, Proportion, and Variation
Working with measurements compared against standard values

Conversions Between US Standard and Metric Systems
The US remains the world's lone holdout in not using metric measurements. Knowing how to convert between US to Metric is a necessity for working in any trade.

Course Review
Review course materials

Final Exam