# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Economics and Personal Finance Task 1537870972

# Calculate payment schedules for a loan, using spreadsheets, calculators, and/or online tools.

## Definition

Calculation should include using the simple interest formula (Interest = Principal x Rate x Time) and explaining how the amount of the principal, the period of the loan, and the interest rate affect the amount of interest charged.

## Mathematics

### A.4

The student will solve
1. multistep linear and quadratic equations in one variables algebraically;
2. quadratic equations in one variables algebraically;
3. literal equations for a specified variable;
4. systems of two linear equations in two variables algebraically and graphically; and
5. practical problems involving equations and systems of equations.

### A.9

The student will collect and analyze data, determine the equation of the curve of best fit in order to make predictions, and solve practical problems, using mathematical models of linear and quadratic functions.

### AII.9

The student will collect and analyze data, determine the equation of the curve of best fit in order to make predictions, and solve practical problems, using mathematical models of linear, quadratic, and exponential functions.

## Economics and Personal Finance Standards of Learning

### EPF.13

The student will demonstrate knowledge of credit and loan functions by
1. evaluating the various methods of financing a purchase;
2. analyzing credit card features and their impact on personal financial planning;
3. identifying qualifications needed to obtain credit;
4. identifying basic provisions of credit and loan laws;
5. comparing terms and conditions of various sources of consumer credit;
6. identifying strategies for effective debt management, including sources of assistance;
7. explaining the need for a good credit rating;
8. comparing the costs and conditions of secured and unsecured loans; and
9. comparing the types of voluntary and involuntary bankruptcy and the implications of each.