*Math Concepts & Levels*

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**L1 1. Adding items (prices) **

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**L1
2. Total including
sales tax**

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**L3 3. Just the
sales tax **

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**L3
4. Percent OF**

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**L3
5. Percent OFF**

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**L1
6. No tax on food**

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**L2
7. Tip is 15
percent (finding the correct price)**

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**L4
8. Unit pricing (how much for just one)**

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**L5
9. How much for
MANY (multiplying the price of one by the number needed)**

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**L5
10. Comparison of prices (percent
off/dollars off/cheaper price)**

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**L8
11. Difference
between prices / change back (subtract small price from bigger price and count
change w/o calc)**

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**L3
12. Rounding prices (look at the third number on the right side of the decimal, dump a
penny on the guy next door if it is a magic number).**

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**L6
13. How many months
in a year (know their names in the correct order)**

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**L6
14. How many weeks
in a year**

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**L6
15. How many days
in a year**

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**L5
16. People usually get paid weekly (how much is that each month-budget
purposes)**

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**L5
17. Time concepts such as knowing time,
start and stop times and the number of hours worked**

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**L5
18. Money times
the hour to calculate weekly wage (must also add daily hours)**

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**L6
19. Story problems requiring two or
more steps (EVALUATE answers)**

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**L5
20. Can count hours (even hours) i.e.
9:00 a.m. until 3:00 p.m. is 6 hours**

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**L7
21. Can count hours (mix in half hours)
9:30 - 3:00**

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**L9
22. Can count quarter hours (adding
hours) 9:15 - 2:45**

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**L6
23. Can change minutes to fractions to
decimals (15 min = 1/4 hour or .25)**

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**L5
24. Can multiply the number of hours
times hourly wage to calculate daily wage**

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**L6
25. Can multiply the number of hours
times hourly wage and add weekly total to calculate weekly
wage.**

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**L7
26. Understands the concept of overtime
(hours times 1.5)**

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**L6
27. Can calculate monthly income when given a weekly work schedule
(easy)**

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**L9
28. Can calculate monthly income when
given a weekly work schedule (difficult)**

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**L6 29. Can develop a monthly household budget that
includes reasonable expenses such as: rent, utilities, food, recreation, and transportation.**

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**L6
30. Can use monthly income total to pay
budgeted amounts in a reasonable fashion**

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**L9
31. Can use computer program to
calculate monthly payment on given total amount (i.e. car payment on $5,000 @
9.75 APR for 48 months) –
use INTERNET CALCULATOR ON WEBSITE!**

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**L8
32. Can calculate total expenses
associated with purchasing automobile (i.e. title transfer, taxes, registration/plates
and down payment 20%)**

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**L8
33. Can count money to complete above
transaction**

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**L8
34. Can write money amounts in writing
(to fill out a check)**

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**L8
35. Can accurately fill out a check**

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**L8
36. Can keep a check register**

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**L9
37. Can use Quicken or Microsoft Money
to keep a check book**

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**L2 38. Level one items with numerical extraneous
information added**

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**L2 39. Find the Difference
(easy - big number in, subtract small number out)**

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**L4 40. Knows how many days are in a week including
Saturday & Sunday**

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**L4 41. Knows how many days are in a week**
(school week)

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**L4 42. Multi-step including at least two different
operations (i.e., add items AND include sales tax).**

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**L7 43. Can calculate (given) weekly amount of pay
into MONTHLY AND give the amount of a specified percent (how much is 20% of
monthly gross)**