Financial Mathematics is designed to introduce students to financial algebra. The first semester of the course includes lessons that focus on planning for expenses and developing financial goals. Students learn to use algebraic expressions that model growth that’s due to interest. Students also describe investments in terms of their cost, risks, and returns. The second semester of the course includes lessons designed to teach students how businesses achieve profits through proper financial planning. Students will examine the benefits and consequences of using credit cards and taking out loans. Students also describe the procedures for filing taxes and identify taxes levied on various investments.
There are 6 units, 24 tutorials, 25 mastery tests, 7 course/unit activities and 6 post-tests in Financial Mathematics.