**Mathematics Essentials 10**

Mathematics Essentials 10 is an introductory high school mathematics course designed for students who do not intend to pursue post-secondary study or who plan to enter programs that do not have any mathematics pre-requisites.

Mathematics Essentials courses are designed to provide students with the development of the skills and understandings required in the workplace, as well as those required for everyday life at home and in the community. Students will become better equipped to deal with mathematics in the real world and will become more confident in their mathematical abilities.

mental math, working and earning, deductions and expenses, paying taxes, making purchases, buying decisions, probability, measuring and estimating, transformation and design, and buying a car.

Mathematics Essentials courses are designed to provide students with the development of the skills and understandings required in the workplace, as well as those required for everyday life at home and in the community. Students will become better equipped to deal with mathematics in the real world and will become more confident in their mathematical abilities.

*Students in Mathematics Essentials 10 will explore the following topics:*mental math, working and earning, deductions and expenses, paying taxes, making purchases, buying decisions, probability, measuring and estimating, transformation and design, and buying a car.

This course is

**not**a WNCP based course. There are some shared outcomes between this course and similar courses in other provinces:- Ontario - MAT1L (grade 9) and MAT2L (grade 10)