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Tools for Technology is a pre-BioWork class that prepares students for the BioWork Certificate Program. Tools for Technology focuses on basics of mathematics and science. Topics include a basic math review, rounding numbers, significant figures, review of addition, subtraction, multiplication and division, ratios, fractions, percent’s, and decimals, measurement of length, mass, and volume, introduction to scientific notation, language of the industry, current good manufacturing practices(cGMP) in the industry, documentation, data collection, recording and graphing, regulatory agencies, documentation practices, Part 11 Compliance, using a computer, basic chemistry, the Periodic Table of Elements, molecules vs. compounds, states of matter, solutions, salts, chemical equations, applications to science, weight/weight, volume/volume, and weight/volume calculations, pH, acids and bases, dilution, density and temperature conversions. This course will prepare students to successfully complete the BioWork class and enter either the pharmaceutical or life sciences industry.