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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)

Course Description

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.

Online Submission

Option to submit course work online is available, using Microsoft Word © or OpenOffice Writer.

Supplementary materials

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.