General Math motivates students while helping them establish a strong foundation for success in developmental and consumer mathematics. The course leads students through basic mathematics and its applications, focusing on whole numbers, integers, decimals, and percentages. Students make sense of the mathematics they encounter each day, including wages, banking, interest, credit, and consumer costs. At the end of this course, students have a knowledge of and appreciation for mathematics and problem-solving that prepare them for the future.
Costs of items
Costs associated with renting and buying a home
Costs of maintaining a home Transportation costs
Buying, leasing, and renting vehicles
Interest and credit
Analyze and calculate the subtotal of a bill from a shopping trip.
Interpret the costs associated with a mortgage.
Calculate the different utility bills for a house. Interpret the different parts of a map.
Calculate the cost of planning a trip using various transportation methods.
Apply different methods of finding costs related to purchasing and operating new and used cars.
Gain an understanding of how interest affects different credit accounts.