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The Mathematics of Personal Finance & Investments Belongs to series: The Mathematics of...

Author: N/A

Publisher: Harcourt Achieve

Item #: G534

Pages: 160

Level: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12

Class: Paperback

Price: $25.95

The Consumer Math workbook series from Harcourt Achieve is designed to help students understand the relevancy of math to their daily lives. Each workbook begins with a basic review of math concepts before moving on to specific skills, which are taught using a pre-skills test, problem - solving strategies, a review, and a test. Group projects, practice forms, charts, a glossary, and an answer key are also included.

This workbook is divided into three sections:

-- Math Skills and Concepts (whole numbers, fractions, decimals, percents, mean, median, mode, calculator basic operations, estimation)
-- Personal Finance (sales tax, budgeting expenses, Net Worth, purchasing power)
-- Investments (retirement plans, mutual funds, certificates of deposit, buying stocks, U.S. Saving Bonds)

Consumer Math: The Mathematics of Personal Finance & Investments covers math principles to plan a budget and build savings for retirement, plan for expenses, determine net worth, and more.
Extension-activities offer challenging problems related to the theme, and problems covering money, mental math, estimation, and calculator skills ensure students have a well-rounded knowledge base for handling multiple types of consumer math problems. 160 perforated newsprint-like pages, softcover.