# Demonstrate math skills on a level required for employment in a chosen career field.

## Definition

Demonstration of math skills includes

- performing math operations using whole numbers, fractions, percentages
- using statistics (percentages, averages, medians, and standard deviations) to monitor processes and quality of performance
- using mathematical reasoning to solve word problems
- using algebra-based formulas
- performing job-specific math operations.

## Related Standards of Learning

## Mathematics

### 7.2

The student will solve practical problems involving operations with rational numbers.

### 7.11

The student will evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.

### 7.12

The student will solve two-step linear equations in one variable, including practical problems that require the solution of a two-step linear equation in one variable.

### 7.13

The student will solve one- and two-step linear inequalities in one variable, including practical problems, involving addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division, and graph the solution on a number line.

### 8.4

The student will solve practical problems involving consumer applications.

### 8.14

The student will

- evaluate an algebraic expression for given replacement values of the variables; and
- simplify algebraic expressions in one variable.

### A.1

The student will

- represent verbal quantitative situations algebraically; and
- evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.

### A.2

The student will perform operations on polynomials, including

- applying the laws of exponents to perform operations on expressions;
- adding, subtracting, multiplying, and dividing polynomials; and
- factoring completely first- and second-degree binomials and trinomials in one variable.

### A.4

The student will solve

- multistep linear and quadratic equations in one variables algebraically;
- quadratic equations in one variables algebraically;
- literal equations for a specified variable;
- systems of two linear equations in two variables algebraically and graphically; and
- practical problems involving equations and systems of equations.

### COM.1

The student will design and apply computer programs to solve practical problems in mathematics arising from business and applications in mathematics.

### PS.2*

The student will analyze numerical characteristics of univariate data sets to describe patterns and departures from patterns, using mean, median, mode, variance, standard deviation, interquartile range, range, and outliers.