RRHS Quantitative Reasoning course description:
This course is intended to help students function in a financially-based world. It includes dealing with credit and interest rates, investments and the pitfalls of unwise spending/investments, taxes, consumer fraud and identity theft, renting/owning property, setting up budgets, credit scores, dealing with cash, insurance of all types (life, health, auto, renters’). Students use Numerical and statistical reasoning to understand and compare magnitudes of numbers utilizing real-world context. Understand the importance and impact of unit selection and identify limitations, strengths, or lack of information in studies including data collection methods. To be able to complete this course, students need understanding and exposure to rational numbers, decimal number system, percentages, ratios and proportions as well as basic statistics. This course builds upon general math concepts to make it more relevant to dealing with everyday financial situations.
Requested competency code:
In order to determine applicability more details of math concepts taught is needed.