Mathematics 12: Workplace and Everyday Life

Paperback | March 31, 2010

bySteve Etienne

not yet rated|write a review

A resource written specifically for the Workplace Mathematics for Everyday Life (MEL4E) course. Important mathematical concepts and skills are developed in relevant contexts by students in ways that make sense to them.

Pricing and Purchase Info

$20.92

Ships within 3-5 weeks
Ships free on orders over $25

From the Publisher

A resource written specifically for the Workplace Mathematics for Everyday Life (MEL4E) course. Important mathematical concepts and skills are developed in relevant contexts by students in ways that make sense to them.

Format:PaperbackDimensions:10.7 × 8.2 × 0.6 inPublished:March 31, 2010Publisher:McGraw-Hill EducationLanguage:English

The following ISBNs are associated with this title:

ISBN - 10:007090894X

ISBN - 13:9780070908949

Customer Reviews of Mathematics 12: Workplace and Everyday Life

Reviews

Extra Content

Table of Contents

Probability Glossary
 
Chapter 1 Probability
    Skills Practice 1: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents
1.1 What’s the Chance?
1.2 In a Perfect World
     Tech Tip: Experimenting with a Random Number Generator
     Skills Practice 2: Equivalent Fractions
1.3 Roll the Bones
1.4 Heads, Heads, Heads
1.5 Free Coffee
     Tech Tip: Using the Random Number Generator in a TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator
1.6 What Are the Odds?
Chapter 1 Review .
Chapter 1 Practice Test
Task: Play Klass Kasino
 
Money Matters Glossary
 
Chapter 2 Budgets
     Tech Tip: Using the TVM Solver
2.1 Savings Plans
2.2 Slicing Up the Pie
     Tech Tip: Using a Spreadsheet
2.3 Track Your Spending
2.4 Living Expenses
2.5 Managing Change
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 2 Practice Test
Task: Out of Control
 
Chapter 3 Renting Accommodations
     Tech Tip: Research Accommodations
3.1 What’s Available?
3.2 Preparing to Move
     Skills Practice 3: Comparing Rental Prices
     Skills Practice 4: Writing a Cheque for Rent
3.3 Looking for the Better Buy
3.4 Rights and Responsibilities
     Skills Practice 5: Reading a Lease
3.5 Some Other Living Expenses
     Tech Tip: Adding Percent to a Number
     Skills Practice 6: Reading a Utility Bill
Chapter 3 Review
Chapter 3 Practice Test
Task: Leaving Town
 
Chapter 4 Filing A Tax Return
4.1 Income and Payroll Deductions
     Tech Tip: Using the CRA Payroll Calculator
4.2 The T4 and the T1
4.3 Tax Deductions and Tax Credits
     Skills Practice 7: Identifying Tax Deductions and Tax Credits
     Tech Tip: Using an Online Income Tax Calculator
4.4 Completing a Simple Tax Return
     Skills Practice 8: Completing a Tax Return
4.5 Self Employed?
Chapter 4 Review
Chapter 4 Practice Test
Task: Tax Planning
 
Chapter 5 Owning A Home
5.1 Home Search
     Tech Tip: Using the TVM Solver to Calculate Mortgage Payments
5.2 Buying a Home
5.3 The Cost of Owning a Home
Chapter 5 Review
Chapter 5 Practice Test
Task: Buying Your Dream Home
 
Measuring and Designing Glossary
 
Chapter 6 Measuring and Estimating
6.1 Length
6.2 Capacity
6.3 Estimating Large Numbers
     Skills Practice 9: Converting Between Imperial Measures
     Skills Practice 10: Converting Between Metric Measures
6.4 Converting Units
     Skills Practice 11: Using Ratio and Proportion to Convert Measurements
6.5 Converting Between Systems
6.6 Measurement Systems at Work and at Home
Chapter 6 Review
Chapter 6 Practice Test
Task: Plan A Shopping Trip
 
Chapter 7 Measurement and Design
7.1 2-D Scale Drawings
     Skills Practice 12: The 3–4–5 Method of Checking for a 90° Angle
     Skills Practice 13: Start Square and You’ll Finish Square
7.2 Perimeter and Area Applications .
7.3 Estimating the Cost of a Project
     Skills Practice 14: Calculating Surface Area
7.4 3-D Scale Models
7.5 Capacity and Volume Applications
7.6 Composite Shapes and Figures
Chapter 7 Review
Chapter 7 Practice Test
Task: Home Renovations
 
Glossary
Centimetre Grid Paper
Formulas
Conversion Tables