# Competency Requirements for Mathematics

**Applied Mathematics
OCSUP 106
Rating Scale for Performance Tasks:**

**4 - Highly Skilled**

Performs the task independently and with high proficiency

Score of 90% or above on related tests and required work

**3 - Skilled**

Performs the task independently with adequate proficiency

Score of 80% or above on related tests and required work

**2 - Limited Skills**

Needs improvement in independently and satisfactorily complete tasks

Score of 70% or above on related tests and required work

1 - Exposure

Received instruction but has not developed skill

Score of 60% or above on related tests and required work

**0 - No exposure**

**OCCUPATIONAL SUPPORT 106
APPLIED MATHEMATICS
COURSE COMPETENCY REQUIREMENTS
**

This document contains student competency requirements for OCSUP 106 Applied

Mathematics. To receive college credit, a student must submit credible documentation of

competency achievement and attain a grade of A or B in the articulated high school class.

UNIT 1: MATH REVIEW

The student will be able to perform with a minimum of 80% accuracy

UNIT 1: MATH REVIEW

The student will be able to perform with a minimum of 80% accuracy

1.1 |
Adding whole numbers and demonstrating the process with applications |

**Example: Find Perimeter of a room.**

1.2 |
Subtracting whole numbers and demonstrating the process with applications. |

**Example: Find the difference of given measurements.**

1.3 |
Multiplying whole numbers and demonstrating the process with applications. |

**Example: Find the area of a room.**

1.4 |
Dividing whole numbers and demonstrating the process with applications. |

**Example: Find the miles per gallon for a vehicle**

1.5 | Round a number to a required place value. |

**Example: round the number for the nearest thousand,
nearest
hundred, nearest dollar**

1.6 | Simplify an expression using Order of Operations. |

**Example: Simplify the expression, 2(3 + 4) – 6**

**UNIT 2: FRACTIONS
The student will be able to add, subtract, multiply, and divide fractions
without
using a calculator. In addition, be able to decide what operation is needed to
solve
the application. Minimum competency level of 80% required.**

2.1 | Be able to name terminology involving fractions. |

**Examples:
What is a proper fraction?
What is an improper fraction?**

2.2 |
Solve problems using the operation of multiplying fractions. |

**Example: What is 1/3 of a six foot board.**

2.3 |
Solve problems using the operation of dividing fractions. |

**Example: How many ¾ ft. pieces can be cut from a 6 ft,
board?**

2.4 |
Solve problems using the operations of adding and subtracting fractions. |

**Example: Find the difference between two measurements.
UNIT 3 DECIMALS
The student shall demonstrate competency with a minimum of 80% accuracy.**

3.1 |
Write numeric and verbal numbers in the correct form. |

**Example: 6345.245
six-thousand, three hundred forty-five and
two hundred forty-five thousandths.**

3.2 | Consistently round numbers to a required place value. |

**Example: Round 36.248 to the tenths place**

3.3 | Add and subtract decimals without using a calculator. |

**Example: Find the balance of a checkbook.**

3.4 | Multiply decimals without using a calculator. |

**Example: Find the product of two measurements.**

3.5 | Divide decimals without using a calculator. |

**Example: Identify the miles per hour a vehicle is going
when
traveling 478 miles in 4.5 hours.\**