Demonstrate math skills on a level required for employment in a chosen career field.
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
The student will solve practical problems involving operations with rational numbers.
The student will evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.
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.
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.
The student will solve practical problems involving consumer applications.
The student will
- evaluate an algebraic expression for given replacement values of the variables; and
- simplify algebraic expressions in one variable.
The student will
- represent verbal quantitative situations algebraically; and
- evaluate algebraic expressions for given replacement values of the variables.
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.
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.
The student will design and apply computer programs to solve practical problems in mathematics arising from business and applications in mathematics.
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.