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### Real-Life Math: The Math You Need (Consumer and Applied Math)

Cynthia Dise
Average rating:
4.9
Number of reviews:
(64)
In this course, students will study and review arithmetic skills they can apply in their personal lives, future careers, and in making wise consumer decisions.

#### Class Experience

8 lessons//8 Weeks
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```Financial Literacy: Develop a comprehensive understanding of personal finance concepts such as budgeting, saving, investing, borrowing, and managing debt.

Budgeting Skills: Learn how to create and maintain a budget, including tracking income and expenses, identifying needs versus wants, and making informed financial decisions.

Understanding Taxes: Gain knowledge about different types of taxes (e.g., income tax, sales tax) and how they affect personal finances, including how to calculate taxes owed and understand tax deductions and credits.

Interest and Loans: Understand the concept of interest and its implications for loans, investments, and savings accounts. Learn to calculate simple and compound interest, as well as understand the terms and conditions of loans.

Comparison Shopping: Develop skills in comparing prices, evaluating deals, and making cost-effective purchasing decisions across different products and services.

Financial Goal Setting: Learn to set SMART financial goals, develop a plan to achieve them, and track progress over time.

Real-World Applications: Apply mathematical concepts and problem-solving skills to real-life scenarios such as calculating discounts, understanding mortgage payments, and analyzing investment options.```
```I  have a bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and a Master’s Degree in Education, focusing on Instructional Technologies. I was a software engineer before I started homeschooling my kids.
I have 14+ years of experience teaching in-person classes and 3+ years teaching online. I have focused on STEM classes such as science, coding, math (pre-algebra, algebra 1 & 2, geometry, applied math), and engineering for high school students for the last eight years.```
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```Printed note pages for class
Calculator (can be one on a phone or computer). Plus if it can handle parenthesis and %, but does not need to be a scientific or graphing calculator.```
Joined November, 2022
4.9
64reviews
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##### Teacher expertise and credentials
###### Master's Degree.css-1x99zyk{margin:0;font-family:Ginto Normal,sans-serif;font-size:1.6rem;line-height:1.5;font-weight:400;letter-spacing:0;} in Education from Strayer University
```I am a home school mom of 3. I've been homeschooling since 2007, when my oldest started kindergarten. I've taught many classes to homeschooled kids through different co-ops and online.
I teach various classes in history, social studies, math,... .css-1adpekj{font-size:1.6rem;font-weight:500;line-height:100%;}.css-1nkf8x8{position:relative;display:inline-block;font-family:'Ginto Normal',sans-serif;font-style:normal;font-weight:500;font-size:1.6rem;text-align:center;text-transform:none;height:auto;max-width:100%;white-space:nowrap;cursor:pointer;-webkit-user-select:none;-moz-user-select:none;-ms-user-select:none;user-select:none;outline:none;border:none;background:none;padding:0;-webkit-transition:all ease-in-out 0.05s,outline 0s,;transition:all ease-in-out 0.05s,outline 0s,;line-height:1;color:#380596;font-size:1.6rem;font-weight:500;line-height:100%;}.css-1nkf8x8:hover:not(:disabled),.css-1nkf8x8:focus:not(:disabled){color:#380596;-webkit-text-decoration:underline;text-decoration:underline;}.css-1nkf8x8:active:not(:disabled){color:#380596;}.css-1nkf8x8:disabled{color:#C2C2C2;cursor:default;}.css-1nkf8x8:focus-visible{outline-width:2px;outline-style:solid;outline-color:#4B01D4;outline-offset:2px;}```

#### \$17

weekly or \$130 for 8 classes
1x per week, 8 weeks
45 min

Live video meetings
Ages: 13-18
3-12 learners per class