Full Year: Credit - 1
Prerequisite: Algebra 2
Financial Algebra is designed to develop a strong foundation in logical thinking and problem solving that will enable students to make informed decisions regarding matters of money and finance in their daily lives. This course furthers the development of functions, which include linear, exponential, piece-wise, quadratics, and step functions. Other topics studied include measures of center and spread, graphical representations of data, principles of finance economics, amortization, supply and demand, revenue and profit functions, loans, compound interest and continuous interest, credit card debt, car ownership, and budgets. Students will access the curriculum through Financial Algebra by Gerver and Szroi. The TI-Nspire CX graphing calculator is used extensively for demonstrations, class activities and homework. It is strongly recommended that each student purchase a TI-Nspire CX graphing calculator.
(This course does not qualify for NCAA eligibility.)
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Textbook: Financial Algebra, Student Edition, 1st Edition © 2011