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MEL4E-B  Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life

Course Code: MEL4E-B

Grade 12, Workplace Preparation, 1.0 credit

This course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability to solve problems involving familiar situations; investigate ac­commodation costs, create household budgets, and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.


Ordering by Unit

Course units can be purchased individually.

Unit 1: Lessons 1-5

Lesson 1:
Finding Accommodation
Lesson 2:
Moving and Other Initial Accommodation Expenses
Lesson 3:
Ongoing Living Expenses
Lesson 4:
Designing Household Budgets
Lesson 5:
Filing an Income Tax Return

Unit 2: Lessons 6-10

Lesson 6:
Reading and Interpreting Data
Lesson 7:
Collecting and Displaying Data
Lesson 8:
Introduction to Probability
Lesson 9:
Investigating Probability
Lesson 10:
Probability and Statistics in the Media

Unit 3: Lessons 11-15

Lesson 11:
Length Measurement
Lesson 12:
Mass and Capacity Measurement
Lesson 13:
Perimeter and Area
Lesson 14:
Volume and Surface Area
Lesson 15:
Estimating Measurements and Quantities

Unit 4: Lessons 16-20

Lesson 16:
Introduction to Ratio and Rate
Lesson 17:
Proportional Reasoning
Lesson 18:
Proportional Reasoning at Home and Work
Lesson 19:
Scale Drawings and Models
Lesson 20:
Planning a Home Improvement Project
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