Course title

Financial Math


Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry

Course description

The goal of this course is to provide students with an understanding of how money is a tool and its use must be planned carefully in order to achieve life goals. Generally, students will explore the various ways in which money is made, spent, and invested. Specifically, students will create financial goals, construct a budget, and actively research and experience the workings of a variety of financial tools and products: budgets, checking accounts, savings accounts, taxes, insurance, credit cards, loans, interest payments, investing, IRA's, stocks and bonds, and the power of compound interest. Students will complete a unit on the importance of probability and statistics in decision-making in real-life situations. Students will engage with the material by participating in classroom discussions, reading the textbook, and researching financial products outside of class. Instruction will be supplemented with lectures and presentations from various financial professionals.

School country

United States

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High school

Metropolitan Arts Institute

School / district Address

1700 N. 7th Avenue

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Online / Virtual