Consumer Math 40S


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June 15

Had our exam.

June 14

Went over the practice exam. Don't forget to study tonight!

June 13

Did a practice exam to see what areas we need to work on. Don't forget that the exam is on Wednesday morning at 9:00 AM!

June 10

Reviewed the Investments unit and did some portfolio interviews.

June 9

Reviewed the Variations unit and did some portfolio interviews.

June 8

Reviewed the Statistics unit.

June 7

Reviewed the Government Finance unit.

June 6

Started reviewing for the exam. Talked about the Personal Finance unit and the Measurement unit.

June 3

Worked on our portfolios. Don't forget that the portfolio interviews are going to start on Wednesday or Thursday next week, so think about doing some work on these over the weekend.

June 2

Worked on our portfolios some more, and finished off our stocks assignment.

June 1

Worked on our portfolios.

May 31

Worked some more on income tax returns, and started on the tax return that will go in your portfolio.

May 30

Started talking about income tax returns. Worked through an example in class, so no homework!

May 27

Had our Investments unit test.

May 26

Reviewed the Investments unit. The review assignment is on pg. 234, #1 - 10.

May 25

Had a games day.

May 24

Watched some Planet Earth.

May 20

Had some time to work on our portfolios.

May 19

Talked about net worth statements and debt-equity ratios. The assignment is on pg. 232, #1 - 5.

May 18

Talked about financial plans and budgets. The assignment is on pg. 219, #1 - 5.

May 17

"Bought" some stocks from the TSX. We'll check their value again next week.

May 16

Talked about different investment options. The assignment is on pg. 201, #1 - 5, 8 - 10.

May 13

Talked about the stock market. The assignment is on pg. 186, #1, 4 - 7.

May 12

Started the Investments unit by talking about goals and values, and how they relate to finances.

May 11

Had our Variations test.

May 10

Worked on our portfolios.

May 9

Reviewed the Variations unit. The unit review is on pg. 345, #1 - 12.

May 6

Talked about using formulas. The assignment is on pg. 341, #1 - 10.

May 5

Talked about how we identify different types of variation. The assignment is on pg. 330, #1 - 7.

May 4

Talked about inverse variation. The assignment is on pg. 322, #1 - 6.

May 2

Talked about squared variation. The assignment is on pg. 309, #1 - 7.

Apr. 29

Talked about partial variation. The assignment is on pg. 302, #1 - 10.

Apr. 28

Started into the Variations unit by talking about direct variation. The assignment is on pg. 292, #1 - 10.

Apr. 27

Had day three of working on the project portion of our exam. We'll move on to the new unit tomorrow.

Apr. 26

Had day two of working on the project portion of our exam. We'll finish up working on this tomorrow.

Apr. 25

Started working on the project portion of our exam. We'll continue working on this tomorrow and Wednesday, so make sure you're not late!

Apr. 21

Continued working on our career life projects. Don't forget that the exam project starts on Monday and continues until Wednesday, so make sure you're on time and in class!

Apr. 18

Talked about the exam project that starts on Monday. Went to the computer lab to work on our career life projects, which are a part of the portfolio.

Apr. 14

Everyone was gone to the grad retreat!

Apr. 13

Had our Stats test.

Apr. 12

Spent some more time reviewing the Statistics unit. The test is tomorrow.

Apr. 11

Reviewed the Statistics unit. The review assignment is on pg. 427, #1 - 10.

Apr. 8

Talked about the correlation coefficient. The assignment is on pg. 422, #1 - 6.

Apr. 7

Talked about normal distribution. The assignment is on pg. 408, #1 - 7.

Apr. 6

Worked on a hand-in assignment on percentiles and standard deviation. This will be due Friday.

Apr. 5

Talked about standard deviation. The assignment is on pg. 399, #1 - 5.

Apr. 4

Started into the Statistics unit by talking about percentiles. The assignment is on pg. 390, #1 - 8.

Mar. 24

Had our Government Finance unit test.

Mar. 23

Continued reviewing the Government Finance unit.

Mar. 22

Reviewed the Government Finance unit. The review assignment is on pg. 168, #1 - 7.

Mar. 21

Talked about property taxes. The assignment is on page 164, #1 - 8.

Mar. 18

Watched 21 and relaxed.

Mar. 17

Worked through pg. 143 - 145. The assignment is on pg. 146, #1 - 6.

Mar. 16

Talked about municipal revenue and expenditures. The assignment is on pg. 155, #1 - 5, 8 - 10.

Mar. 15

Talked about provincial revenue. The assignment is on pg. 140, #1 - 6.

Mar. 11

Had a quiz on government finance. No homework for the weekend!

Mar. 10

Talked about customs duties and excise taxes. The assignment is on page 132, #4 - 7. Don't forget that we're going to have a quiz on the government finance stuff tomorrow.

Mar. 9

Talked about currency exchange. The assignment is on page 131, #1 - 3.

Mar. 8

Talked about federal expenditures. The assignment is on page 123, #1 - 7.

Mar. 7

Started into the Government Finance unit by talking about federal revenue. The assignment is on page 117, # 1 - 4.

Mar. 4

Worked some more on design and measurement. Gave out a hand-in assignment, due on Tuesday.

Mar. 3

Had a presentation from Daniel on the effects of alcohol.

Mar. 2

Started talking about the Design and Measurement unit. Work on the questions that got handed out in class for tomorrow.

Mar. 1

Had a snow day today. Don't forget about the housing projects due tomorrow.

Feb. 28

Everyone was gone to the elementary school again today. Don't forget to work on your housing project, since it's due on Tuesday.

Feb. 25

Everyone was gone to the elementary school. Don't forget to work on your housing project this weekend, since it's due on Tuesday.

Feb. 24

Had our Personal Finance unit test.

Feb. 23

Reviewed the Personal Finance unit. Don't forget about the test tomorrow.

Feb. 22

Continued working on our housing projects. They will be due on Tuesday next week.

Feb. 17

Started working on our housing projects.

Feb. 16

Talked about Gross Debt Service Ratio (GDSR). The assignment is on pg. 53, #1 - 6.

Feb. 15

Had a quiz on the stuff we've been doing so far.

Feb. 14

Talked some more about property insurance and additional costs involved when you move into a house. Finish pg. 64, #1 - 3 for tomorrow.

Feb. 11

Read through pages 54 - 58 and worked through questions 1 - 6 on page 59 - 60. We'll talk more on Monday about this.

Feb. 10

Talked about other types of mortgage payments, and went to the computer lab to make an excel spreadsheet that lets us easily amortize mortgages.

Feb. 9

Talked about mortgage payments. Finish #1 - 7 on pg. 32 for tomorrow.

Feb. 8

Talked about life insurance. Finish #1-7 on pg. 22 for tomorrow.

Feb. 7

Handed out course outlines and textbooks, and talked about the exam.