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# Math for Trades (MATT)

This is a list of the Math for Trades (MATT) courses available at KPU.

Enrolment in some sections of these courses is restricted to students in particular programs. See the Course Planner - kpu.ca/registration/timetables - for current information about individual courses.

For information about transfer of credit amongst institutions in B.C. and to see how individual courses transfer, go to the BC Transfer Guide bctransferguide.ca

### MATT 1002.5 Credits

#### Math for Building Trades 1

First-year apprenticeship students in masonry and carpentry will learn the basic math needed for those trades.

### MATT 1004.5 Credits

#### Math for Building Trades 2

Second-year apprenticeship students in masonry and carpentry will learn the measurement skills and related formulas needed for those trades.

Prerequisites: MATT 1002

### MATT 1006.5 Credits

#### Math for Building Trades 3

Third-year apprenticeship students in masonry and carpentry will learn the estimating skills and related formulas needed for those trades.

Prerequisites: MATT 1004

### MATT 1008.5 Credits

#### Math for Building Trades 4

Fourth-year apprenticeship students in masonry and carpentry will review all the math skills needed for those trades. They will also learn the math and science underlying safe use of job-related rigging and lifting machines.

Prerequisites: MATT 1006

### MATT 10101.5 Credits

#### Math for Entry Level Building Trades

Entry-level students in masonry and carpentry will learn the basic math needed for those trades. They will also learn the math and science underlying safe use of job-related rigging and lifting machines.

Prerequisites: ABEM 0008 or MATP 1008 or Essentials of Math 11 (C) or assessment

### MATT 10153 Credits(Formerly MFAB 1106)

#### Mathematics/Science for Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades 1

Students will learn to use whole numbers, decimals, fractions, proportions, percentages, equations, formulas, measurement, geometry, Pythagoras' theorem and right angle trigonometry in the context of manufacturing and mechanical trades. They will apply electrical, metallurgical, and other scientific principles and will be prepared to the National Occupational Analysis standard for these trades.

Prerequisites: ABEM 0008 or MATP 1008 or Vocational Placement Test

### MATT 10253 Credits(Formerly MFAB 1205)

#### Mathematics/Science for Manufacturing and Mechanical Trades II

Students will apply the principles of geometric constructions, Pythagoras' theorem, and trigonometry to the manufacturing and mechanical trades, and will use these principles to solve fabrication layout problems and to estimate manufacturing costs using industry-standard methods. They will apply electrical, metallurgical, and other scientific principles. Students will be prepared to the National Occupational Analysis standard for these trades.

Prerequisites: MATT 1015 or MFAB 1105 or MFAB 1106 or permission of the instructor

### MATT 10811.5 Credits

#### Basic Mathematics for Welders

Welding students in level C will learn the basic math skills needed in this trade. They will learn to apply these skills in various situations, including calculations for safe rigging and lifting.

Prerequisites: ABEM 0008 orMATP 1008 orMATQ 1091 orEssentials of Math 11 (C) orApprentice & Workplace Mathematics 11 (C) or assessment

Last Updated: 14-Jun-2017

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