This course covers math processes needed to be a successful consumer. The course is presented in two semesters.
Semester 1 explains money tracking, spending plans and paying bills. It examines the use of credit, savings, major purchases, and the use of a checkbook. It explains interest rates and their effects on loans. It discusses the different types of investments and retirement plans.
Semester 2 discusses asset allocation, student loans, and paying off debt. It also explores employment benefits as well as different options in life and health insurance. This course discusses consumer awareness and various housing options. This course also covers the different types of measurement, U.S. Customary and Metric.
Math I: General Math
This course is aligned to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Florida Sunshine State Standards, Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), and the Achieve American Diploma Project Network (ADP) standards.
Math II Semester 1
Where does your money go? Managing Money
Creating a Spending Plan
Balancing Your Checkbook
Handling and Understanding Debt
Choosing Bank and Credit Accounts
Taking out a Loan
Charge Accounts and Credit Cards
Planning for Retirement
Buying a Car
Purchasing a House
Investments Part I
Investments Part II
Math II Semester 2
Financial resource management throughout the life cycle
Paying off Debt
Using Calculators and Computers
Housing: Rent VS Buying
U.S. Customary System of Measurements
Metric System of Measurements
Converting Between Measurement Systems