MATH II: CONSUMER MATH

DESCRIPTION:
This course covers math processes needed to be a successful consumer. The course is presented in two semesters.

Semester 1 explains money tracking, spending plans and paying bills. It examines the use of credit, savings, major purchases, and the use of a checkbook. It explains interest rates and their effects on loans. It discusses the different types of investments and retirement plans.

Semester 2 discusses asset allocation, student loans, and paying off debt. It also explores employment benefits as well as different options in life and health insurance. This course discusses consumer awareness and various housing options. This course also covers the different types of measurement, U.S. Customary and Metric.

CREDITS:
1 Credit

PREREQUISITES:
Math I: General Math

STANDARDS:
This course is aligned to the National Council of Teachers of Mathematics (NCTM), Florida Sunshine State Standards, Texas Essential Knowledge and Skills Standards, Common Core State Standards Initiative (CCSSI), and the Achieve American Diploma Project Network (ADP) standards.

Math II: Consumer Math

  • MAT 201: Pretest – Consumer Math
  • Managing Money
  • Creating a Spending Plan
  • Balancing Your Checkbook
  • Paying Bills
  • Understanding and Handling Debt
  • Interest Rates
  • Choosing Bank and Credit Accounts
  • Savings Accounts
  • Establishing Credit
  • Taking out a Loan
  • Charge Accounts and Credit Cards
  • Planning for Retirement
  • Buying a Car
  • Purchasing a
  • Investments I
  • Investments II
  • MAT 201: Test – Consumer Math

Math II: Consumer Math

  • MAT 202: Pretest – Consumer Math
  • Early Allocation of Assets
  • Adapting Allocation of Assets to Changes in Life Circumstances Student Loans
  • Paying off Debt
  • Employee Benefits
  • Taxes
  • Life Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Using Technology in Finance
  • Grocery Shopping
  • Consumer Awareness
  • Renting vs. Buying
  • U.S. Customary System of Measurements
  • Metric System of Measurements
  • Converting Between Measurement Systems
  • Currency
  • MAT 202: Test – Consumer Math