# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist III--Preparation NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation Correlation by Task

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation Correlation by Task

In this course, the following tasks/competencies reinforce the standards listed beside them. Teachers may identify additional reinforcements in locally developed instructional materials.

Task/Competency Number Task/Competency Statement Standards
55 Figure payroll deductions. NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation: Calculate payroll withholdings, Social Security and Medicare deductions, other deductions, and net earnings.
56 Compute gross and net wages. NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation: Calculate gross earnings (e.g., salary, hourly rate, commission, per diem, tips, or production).
62 Solve business-math problems, using a variety of electronic methods. NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation: Select and use appropriate tools when solving problems (e.g., paper and pencil, manipulatives, hand-held calculators, Web calculators, computer numerical keypads, spreadsheets, personal desktop assistants, and cell phones.
63 Compute interest, commissions, and discounts. NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation: Calculate bank discount and proceeds on a discounted note. ♦ Calculate compound interest and the resulting compound amount at the maturity date for savings and investments. ♦ Calculate gross earnings (e.g., salary, hourly rate, commission, per diem, tips, or production).