## Topic outline

- General
- Foundations of Mathematics 12
### Foundations of Mathematics 12

Welcome to Math 12 Foundations. The following are references for students and parents that will be used throughout the semester.

- PLO: A1
### PLO: A1

Solve problems that involve compound interest in financial decision making.

- 1.1 Explain the advantages and disadvantages of compound interest and simple interest.
- 1.2 Identify situations that involve compound interest.
- 1.3 Graph and compare, in a given situation, the total interest paid or earned for different compounding periods.
- 1.4 Determine, given the principal, interest rate and number of compounding periods, the total interest of a loan.
- 1.5 Graph and describe the effects of changing the value of one of the variables in a situation that involves compound interest.
- 1.6 Determine, using technology, the total cost of a loan under a variety of conditions; e.g., different amortization periods, interest rates, compounding periods and terms.
- 1.7 Compare and explain, using technology, different credit options that involve compound interest, including bank and store credit cards and special promotions.
- 1.8 Solve a contextual problem that involves compound interest

**ASSESSMENTS**Quiz: Simple Interest Thursday Sept.15/16

Assessment: Compound Interest Thursday Sept.22/16

- PLO: A2
### PLO: A2

Analyze costs and benefits of renting, leasing and buying

- 2.1 Identify and describe examples of assets that appreciate or depreciate.
- 2.2 Compare, using examples, renting, leasing and buying.
- 2.3 Justify, for a specific set of circumstances, if renting, buying or leasing would be advantageous.
- 2.4 Solve a problem involving renting, leasing or buying that requires the manipulation of a formula.
- 2.5 Solve, using technology, a contextual problem that involves cost-and-benefit analysis.

- PLO: B1
### PLO: B1

Analyze puzzles and games that involve numerical and logical reasoning, using problem solving strategies.

- PLO: B2
- PLO: B3
- PLO: C4
### PLO: C4

Solve problems that involve the fundamental counting principle.

**Assessment:**Friday Nov.04/16 - PLO: C4 - Fundamental Counting Principle

- PLO: C5
### PLO: C5

Solve problems that involve permutations.

**Assessment:**Tuesday Nov.15/16 - PLO:C5 - Permutations (permutations of identical objects, network problems)

- PLO: C6
### PLO: C6

Solve problems that involve combinations.

**Assessment:**Wednesday Nov.23/16 Assessment: Combinations PLO: C6

- PLO: C1