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General Math [Credit Recovery]

General Math [Credit Recovery]

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Course Description

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.

Course Breakdown

  • Operations with real numbers
  • Applications with integers
  • Scientific notation
  • Percents and decimals
  • Map scale
  • Earnings and taxes
  • Checking account basics
  • Simple and compound interest
  • Payments and loans
  • Costs of rent and mortgages
  • Cost of utilities
  • Cost of home improvements

Course Goals

  1. Analyze percentages in real-world scenarios.
  2. Apply different methods of finding costs related to purchasing and operating new and used cars.
  3. Interpret the different parts of a map.
  4. Calculate the cost of planning a trip using various transportation methods.
  5. Interpret and calculate a total paycheck, given different job types.
  6. Manage a bank account through accurate record keeping.
  7. Gain an understanding of how interest affects different credit accounts.
  8. Analyze and calculate the subtotal of a bill from a shopping trip.
  9. Interpret the costs associated with a mortgage.
  10. Calculate the different utility bills for a house.
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