ERIC Number: ED227227
Record Type: RIE
Publication Date: 1983
Reference Count: N/A
Making Basic Math Skills Work for You in Marketing. Student Manual and Laboratory Guide.
Klewer, Edwin D.
This student manual and workbook is the second part of a mathematics series for use with high school students. The manual is to be used to apply the mathematics skills that students have learned in a first part called "Developing Basic Math Skills for Marketing." The manual presents conceptual instruction in mathematics in a competency based format. The book contains 14 student assignments each consisting of objectives, vocabulary terms, content with reinforcement exercises, end-of-assignment drills including appropriate study, and questions and projects. Material covered in the manual includes the following: making change, figuring multiple prices, correctly completing sales slips, figuring sales tax, balancing a cash drawer, figuring earnings, calculating a payroll, determining productivity, writing checks and making deposits, balancing a checkbook, understanding invoice terms and cash discounts, figuring other discounts and simple interest, converting to the metric system, and understanding basic financial statements. A comprehensive test completes the student manual. (KC)
Descriptors: Behavioral Objectives, Competence, Competency Based Education, Distributive Education, High Schools, Individualized Instruction, Learning Activities, Marketing, Mathematical Applications, Mathematical Concepts, Mathematics Instruction, Mathematics Skills, Units of Study, Vocational Education, Workbooks
Center for Occupational Curriculum Development, The University of Texas at Austin, P.O. Box 7218, Austin, TX 78712 (Stock Number DE 013 S--$6.50).
Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner; Tests/Questionnaires
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: Texas Univ., Austin. Center for Occupational Curriculum Development.