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.
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ISBN - 10:007090894X
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Table of Contents
Probability Glossary Chapter 1 Probability Skills Practice 1: Fractions, Decimals, and Percents1.1 What’s the Chance?1.2 In a Perfect World Tech Tip: Experimenting with a Random Number Generator Skills Practice 2: Equivalent Fractions1.3 Roll the Bones1.4 Heads, Heads, Heads1.5 Free Coffee Tech Tip: Using the Random Number Generator in a TI-83/84 Graphing Calculator1.6 What Are the Odds?Chapter 1 Review .Chapter 1 Practice TestTask: Play Klass Kasino Money Matters Glossary Chapter 2 Budgets Tech Tip: Using the TVM Solver2.1 Savings Plans2.2 Slicing Up the Pie Tech Tip: Using a Spreadsheet2.3 Track Your Spending2.4 Living Expenses2.5 Managing ChangeChapter 2 ReviewChapter 2 Practice TestTask: Out of Control Chapter 3 Renting Accommodations Tech Tip: Research Accommodations3.1 What’s Available?3.2 Preparing to Move Skills Practice 3: Comparing Rental Prices Skills Practice 4: Writing a Cheque for Rent3.3 Looking for the Better Buy3.4 Rights and Responsibilities Skills Practice 5: Reading a Lease3.5 Some Other Living Expenses Tech Tip: Adding Percent to a Number Skills Practice 6: Reading a Utility BillChapter 3 ReviewChapter 3 Practice TestTask: Leaving Town Chapter 4 Filing A Tax Return4.1 Income and Payroll Deductions Tech Tip: Using the CRA Payroll Calculator4.2 The T4 and the T14.3 Tax Deductions and Tax Credits Skills Practice 7: Identifying Tax Deductions and Tax Credits Tech Tip: Using an Online Income Tax Calculator4.4 Completing a Simple Tax Return Skills Practice 8: Completing a Tax Return4.5 Self Employed?Chapter 4 ReviewChapter 4 Practice TestTask: Tax Planning Chapter 5 Owning A Home5.1 Home Search Tech Tip: Using the TVM Solver to Calculate Mortgage Payments5.2 Buying a Home5.3 The Cost of Owning a HomeChapter 5 ReviewChapter 5 Practice TestTask: Buying Your Dream Home Measuring and Designing Glossary Chapter 6 Measuring and Estimating6.1 Length6.2 Capacity6.3 Estimating Large Numbers Skills Practice 9: Converting Between Imperial Measures Skills Practice 10: Converting Between Metric Measures6.4 Converting Units Skills Practice 11: Using Ratio and Proportion to Convert Measurements6.5 Converting Between Systems6.6 Measurement Systems at Work and at HomeChapter 6 ReviewChapter 6 Practice TestTask: Plan A Shopping Trip Chapter 7 Measurement and Design7.1 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 Square7.2 Perimeter and Area Applications .7.3 Estimating the Cost of a Project Skills Practice 14: Calculating Surface Area7.4 3-D Scale Models7.5 Capacity and Volume Applications7.6 Composite Shapes and FiguresChapter 7 ReviewChapter 7 Practice TestTask: Home Renovations GlossaryCentimetre Grid PaperFormulasConversion Tables