## Mathematics Essentials 11

### Course Outline

Mathematics Essentials 11 is a graduation level high school mathematics course. Students will explore the following topics:

• Data Management
• Banking
• Housing
• Measurement and Design
• Taking a Trip

#### Data Management

• read and interpreting various data displays.
• select an effective data display for a given set of data and explain the reasons for the choice.
• represent given data in a variety of displays, using spreadsheets or other technology.
• collect, display, and analyze data to draw appropriate conclusions about relevant questions or issues.
• use data analysis to describe trends within the context of the data and predict future trends.

#### Banking

• interpreting data from amortization tables.
• calculating the cost of a loan using amortization tables.
• determine the cost of using credit, using technology.
• explore the effects of parameter changes on the cost of borrowing money.
• understand the various savings and investing alternatives commonly available.
• determine the effects of compound interest on deposits made into savings accounts using technology.
• explore the growth of savings based on a variety of investment strategies ranging in amounts and time frames using technology.
• explore the concepts of risk tolerance vs. reward investing and demonstrate an understanding of how it changes during different life stages.

#### Housing

• understand the rights and responsibilities of landlords and tenants.
• calculate the costs associated with renting and apartment or buying a house.

#### Measurement and Design

• demonstrate an understanding of the concept of perimeter and area.
• calculate perimeter and area.
• estimate perimeter and area using estimation strategies.
• use perimeter and area to solve a variety of real world problems.
• understand the meaning and use of square root numbers when determining the dimensions (sides) of a square.
• understand and apply the Pythagorean Theorem.
• find the missing side measure in a right angle triangle.
• demonstrate an understanding of volume and surface area.
• calculate surface area and volume of rectangular prisms and cylinders.
• use surface area and volume to solve real world problems.
• estimate the volume and surface area using estimation strategies.
• calculate scale factors in 2-D scale diagrams and 3-D scale models understand the relationship among the scale factor and the related change in area or volume.
• create 2-D scale diagrams and 3-D scale models.

#### Taking a Trip

• determine the expenses related to taking a trip (i.e. gasoline, accommodations, meals, etc.).
• determine distances using scales on a map.
• understand how to read a map.

Updated August 24, 2021