For Canadian homeschooling families

The Mathematics of Banking and Credit Belongs to series: The Mathematics of...

Author: N/A

Publisher: Harcourt Achieve

Item #: G535

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)
-- Checking and Savings Accounts (account statement, simple and compound interest)
-- Credit (credit cards, installment buying, taking out a loan, credit finance charges, overdraft checking)

Consumer Math: The Mathematics of Banking and Credit covers the creation and maintenance of checking and savings accounts, lines of credit, reconciling deposits, withdrawals, interest, 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.