Course name: Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life Course code: (MEL4E)

Grade 12    1.0 Credit

Course type:    Workplace Preparation

Course description: This course enables you to broaden your understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. You will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability involving familiar situations; investigate accommodations costs, create household budgets and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. You will consolidate your mathematical skills as you solve problems and communicate your thinking.
MEL4EJ: Mathematics for Work and Everyday Life
Course description: This course enables you to broaden your understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. You will investigate questions involving the use of statistics; apply the concept of probability involving familiar situations; investigate accommodations costs, create household budgets and prepare a personal income tax return; use proportional reasoning; estimate and measure; and apply geometric concepts to create designs. You will consolidate your mathematical skills as you solve problems and communicate your thinking.

Course Lessons

This course is designed for independent study.
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24 Lessons

6 Lessons

1.1   Reading and interpreting data

1.2   Collecting and displaying data

1.3   Introducing probability

1.4   Investigating probability

1.5   Working with probability and statistics in the media

1.6   Culminating project and Unit 1 Assessment

6 Lessons

2.1   Finding accommodations

2.2   Initial accommodation expenses

2.3   Ongoing living expenses

2.4   Exploring budgets

2.5   Filing income tax returns

2.6   Culminating project and Unit 2 Assessment

6 Lessons

3.1   Working with the metric system

3.2   Working with the imperial system

3.3   Converting units between systems

3.4   Estimating measurements

3.5   Applying concepts of measurement

3.6   Culminating project and Unit 3 assessment

6 Lessons

4.1   Using ratios and rates

4.2   Understanding proportional reasoning

4.3   Applying proportional reasoning at home and work

4.4   Using scale drawings and models

4.5   Planning a home improvement project

4.6   Culminating project and Unit 4 assessment