Publisher: Harcourt Achieve
Item #: G536
Level: Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8, Grade 9, Grade 10, Grade 11, Grade 12
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)
-- Automobile Expenses (buying a car, automobile loans, renting a car, automobile insurance)
-- Transportation (air travel, using subways, taxi fares, bus and train travel)
Consumer Math: The Mathematics of Automobiles and Transportation covers math principles behind buying and maintaining personal vehicles, the financial responsibilities in owning a vehicle, as well other use of transportation such as buses, trains, airplanes, 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.