### 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**