Consumer Math

This course focuses on the mathematics involved in making wise consumer decisions. Students explore the many ways in which mathematics affects their daily lives. The first semester will cover paychecks and wages, taxes, insurance, budgets, bank accounts, credit cards, interest calculations, and comparison shopping. Second semester topics include vehicle and home purchasing, investing, and business and employee management.

Major Concepts:

  • Basic Mathematics Skills
  • Rounding and Estimating
  • Ratios, Proportions, and Percents
  • Earned Income
  • Banking and Checking Accounts
  • Budgeting and Recordkeeping
  • Living Expenses
  • Consumer Credit
  • Saving and Investing Money
  • Measurement
  • Graphs and Maps
  • Remodeling a Home
  • Taxes
  • Insurance
  • Owning and Operating Automobiles
  • Traveling Expenses
  • Planning and Budgeting for Meals
  • Wholesaling and Retailing
  • Operating a Business.

S.No. Fee Component Amount (USD) Description
1 Subject Fee $ 400 To be paid by the student at the time of Registration.
2 Examination Fee $ 100 To be paid within 3 months of Registration.

Grade Level

Grade 9 - 12

Duration

Annual

Requirements

None

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