• senior math Welcome to Senior Math!

    Objectives

    The students will demonstrate how to:

    • calculate weekly gross wages involving regular pay, overtime pay, and piecework earnings
    • calculate earnings for straight commission, or base wage plus commission
    • determine the difference between gross pay and net pay calculate weekly, monthly, and yearly net pay
    • define and explain the purpose of a budget determine and calculate monthly fixed expenditures
    • investigate the guidelines in developing a budget
    • plan a budget based on percentages allotted to various categories as suggested by financial institutions
    • calculate the portion of total income spent on each category using percents
    • draw graphs (including circle graphs) of budget figures using appropriate software
    • calculate the actual amount of money to be spent on each category using predetermined percentages
    • adjust a budget to changes in expenses.