Skill 29: Use Numbers

The skill Use Numbers is defined as applying mathematical and statistical tools in everyday life.

Game Changers:

  • Become the treasurer of an organization with a real budget.
  • Go out to dinner with a group and figure out who owes what.
  • Exercise your math skills with a stock market or business simulation computer program.
  • Pick one or two stocks and try to calculate the weekly changes.

Useful Web Links

Everyday Math – These 10 math exercises for kids are things everyone should be able to do with ease.

How Do We Use Math? – Everyday examples on how you use math outside the classroom.

Discount Prices – A discount game to sharpen your math skills.

Math Facts – Fun math facts to practice what you know.

Useful Video Links

How to Calculate Sales Tax

How to Calculate GPA