Math Concepts & Levels

q       L1           1.  Adding items (prices)

q       L1           2.  Total including sales tax

q       L3           3.  Just the sales tax

q       L3           4.  Percent OF

q       L3           5.  Percent OFF

q       L1           6.  No tax on food

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

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

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

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

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

q       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).

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

q       L6           14.  How many weeks in a year

q       L6           15.  How many days in a year

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

q       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!

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

q       L8           33.  Can count money to complete above transaction

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

q       L8           35.  Can accurately fill out a check

q       L8           36.  Can keep a check register

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

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

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

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

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

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

q       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)