Financial Math I

Prerequisites:

Algebra II

Credit:

0.5

Grade Level:

11, 12

This course is recommended for students who have completed Algebra II but do not plan to pursue a career in mathematics, science, or engineering. This course is comprised of 15 major topics that have applications in real-life mathematics. Topics include: personal financial planning, income, budgeting and wise spending, banking, paying taxes, the importance of insurance, long-term investing, buying a house, consumer loans, consumer credit, consumer debt, economic principles, traveling abroad, starting a business, and analyzing business data. Common skills that will be applied include percentage, proportions, probability, data analysis, linear systems, and “everyday” mathematics.