Consumer Math Finance and Budgeting

Course Title:
Consumer Math Finance and Budgeting
Course Description:

Consumer Math Finance & Budgeting (Grades 11-12, 2 Semesters)

Description

Provide students with practical math skills for everyday use with LIFEPAC Consumer Math for grades 11-12. Topics taught include family finances, taxes, insurance, investments, travel, and a basic math review. Ten units include step-by-step learning modules to build student comprehension. Provides high school students with a firm foundation for building personal finance skills.This course is appropriate for students who have completed Algebra I and Geometry.

Course Description:

CREATIVE ARITHMETIC

• Basic skills

• Mental search skills

• Creative manipulation

• Mental imagery

FRACTIONS, DECIMALS, AND PERCENTS

• Fractions

• Decimals

• Percents

• Consumer applications

FAMILY FINANCES I

• Income

• Taxes

• Budgets

FAMILY FINANCES II

• Insurance

• Banking

• Financial planning investments and estates

CONSTRUCTION AND BUILDING TRADES

• Measurement systems

• Area and volume

• Curved and straight boundaries

SERVICE OCCUPATIONS

• Financial transactions

• Data interpretation

• Automotive, food, and personal services

TRANSPORTATION

• Operating an automobile

• Distance equals rate times time

• Currency exchange rates

• Time zone adjustments

• Balance sheets

• Payroll deductions

• Bank statements

• Credit terms

• Pricing considerations and discounts

OCCUPATIONAL DIAGRAMS

• Review basic math

• Scale drawings

• Informal geometry

• House plans

LOOKING BACK

• Mathematical operations

• Informal geometry

• Family finances

• Occupational services

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AZ