This MEL3E grade 11 math course enables students to broaden their understanding of mathematics as it is applied in the workplace and daily life. Students will solve problems associated with earning money, paying taxes, and making purchases; apply calculations of simple and compound interest in saving, investing, and borrowing; and calculate the costs of transportation and travel in a variety of situations. Students will consolidate their mathematical skills as they solve problems and communicate their thinking.
Prerequisite: Principles of Mathematics, Grade 9, Academic, or Foundations of Mathematics, Grade 9, Applied, or a ministry-approved locally developed Grade 10 mathematics course.
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Kyle Pearce is the K-12 Mathematics Consultant with the Greater Essex County District School Board, where he enjoys uncovering creative ways to spark curiosity through the inquiry process using tasks that are contextual, visual and concrete. He enjoys sharing his most recent learning in mathematics pedagogy and effective uses of technology by delivering workshops both near and far.