Advanced Algebra with Financial Applications is a college preparatory course that uses sophisticated mathematics to become financially responsible. The course employs advanced algebra, probability and statistics to solve financial problems occurring in everyday life. Inquiry-based problem units involving investing, credit, banking, auto insurance, mortgages, employment, income taxes, budgeting, and planning for retirement are solved by applying the relevant mathematics. Field projects, computer spreadsheets and graphing calculators are key components of the course. Students will apply the Common Core Mathematical Practice Standards when solving problems and completing performance tasks.
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