Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life - MEL4E
ILC Course Code: MEL4E-B
Grade 12, Workplace Preparation, 1.0 credit
Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life (MEL3E-B)
This course enables you to broaden your understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. You will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability involving familiar situations; investigate accommodations costs, create household budgets and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. You will consolidate your mathematical skills as you solve problems and communicate your thinking.
This course includes interactive activities to demonstrate mass & capacity, length & distance, perimeter & area and more.
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)
Unit 1: Personal Finance
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: Reasoning With Data
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: Measurement
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: Proportional Reasoning
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
This is the English version of the course.
Click here to view the French version of the course.