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## Mathematics 12: Workplace and Everyday Life

by Steve Etienne

1st Edition Active, In-Print 311 Pages Softcover
9780070908949 007090894X

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.

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
1.5 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

Money Matters Glossary

Chapter 2 Budgets
Tech Tip: Using the TVM Solver
2.1 Savings Plans
2.2 Slicing Up the Pie
2.4 Living Expenses
2.5 Managing Change
Chapter 2 Review
Chapter 2 Practice Test

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

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

Chapter 5 Owning A Home
5.1 Home Search
Tech Tip: Using the TVM Solver to Calculate Mortgage Payments
5.3 The Cost of Owning a Home
Chapter 5 Review
Chapter 5 Practice Test

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

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