This course covers the use of ratio and proportion to solve simple problems common in industry: explanation and means of expressing ratios; reducing to lower terms; forming a proportion; means and extremes; solving for unknowns in proportions; checking; proportions using verbal descriptions; and alternate and indirect proportions.
At the completion of this course, the student will be able to:
- Form equations using simple numbers
- Rearrange equations so that one side equals zero
- Solve for unknowns
- Change multipliers and divisors and symbols other than X
- Demonstrate this knowledge on a written, final exam including problems