Course Catalog // Basic Environmental Math

Catalog: Basic Environmental Math

This course contains twelve lessons on the basics of environmental math, such as units of expression, order of operations and chemical feed rates. These provide the foundational skills required to perform more advanced mathematical operations found in environmental operations. NOTE: The additional "handouts" for this course are located as attachments in Lesson 1. CE value for 12 lessons plus successful completion of the final exam: 6.0 hours

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Credits: 6

A final exam for the twelve Basic Environmental Math lessons. Note: If you are using this course for continuing education, you must complete Basic Environmental Math Lessons 1 through 12 as a prerequisite for the final exam. Successful completion of the final exam will award the certificate.

Units of Expression, English and metric units, unit conversions and metric prefixes

Order of Operations: Applying the proper order of mathematical operations in an equation

Rounding numbers to the proper number of significant digits

Calculating percentage

Averaging: calculating arithmetic average (mean)

Linear measurements and two-dimensional shapes

Area calculations

Volume calculations

Flow rate and velocity

Hydraulics and pressure

Chemical feed rate calculations

Horsepower calculations