Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life - MEL3E
ILC Course Code: MEL3E-B
Grade 11, Workplace Preparation, 1.0 credit
This course enables you to broaden your understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. You will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases; apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing; and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety of situations. You will consolidate your mathematical skills as you solve problems and communicate your thinking.
Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.
A spreadsheet program such as Microsoft Excel © or OpenOffice Calc (instructions are provided for downloading OpenOffice).
Materials provided on loan
Income tax forms, Income Tax Guide, payroll deduction tables, official map of Ontario
Unit 1: Earning Money
Lesson 1 - Money Coming In
Lesson 2 - Is That All There Is?
Lesson 3 - How to Estimate Deductions and Net Pay
Lesson 4 - Money Management
Lesson 5 - Purchasing Power and Standard of Living
Unit 2: Purchasing Power
Lesson 6 - What's in the Price Tag?
Lesson 7 - Total Price
Lesson 8 - There's Always a Better Buy
Lesson 9 - How Should I Buy?
Lesson 10 - Shopping for a Vehicle
Unit 3: Transportation and Travel
Lesson 11 - Getting Ready to Drive and Car Insurance
Lesson 12 - Owning and Operating a Vehicle: What Does It Cost?
Lesson 13 - Planning Your Car Trip
Lesson 14 - Exploring Options for Leisure Travel
Lesson 15 - Using Vehicles for Work
Unit 4: Saving, Investing, and Borrowing
Lesson 16 - Banking Services
Lesson 17 - Calculating Interest
Lesson 18 - Loans
Lesson 19 - Credit Cards
Lesson 20 - Financial Decisions
This is the English version of the course.
Click here to view the French version of the course.