Financial Mathematics

This course is designed to focus on mathematical concepts and applications needed for the design and management of personal and business finances. This course extends students’ knowledge of whole numbers, fractions, decimals, and percents as well as basic statistics and probability, algebra, geometry, and data analysis in the context of relevant real-life problem-solving situations. Emphasis is placed on various mathematical processes which include manual or electronic calculations of payroll, income tax preparations, interest computation, consumer information, managing income, buying insurance, selling and buying, making sound credit and investment decisions, and other items that may be related to personal and business transactions.

Level: High School

Course: Elective