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Home Math Everyday Math Skills   2009  NWT Literacy Council  114691 Home Math cover.indd 1  11 6 09 12 07 20 PM
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Home Math Workbook
Table of Contents Table of Contents  Table of Contents Introduction..........................................................
Table of Contents Table of Contents  Garbage, Garbage, Garbage  23..................................................... Pa...
Introduction Introduction  Introduction Math is everywhere and yet we may not recognize it because it doesn t look like th...
Introduction Introduction  Section Two  Environmental Math You can help save the environment and at the same time save mon...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Measurement in Your Home In this section you will be required to do a v...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Area  Home Decorating  1 Addition, multiplication, using formulas, perc...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 1  Tim and Susie want to do some renovations to their home. They w...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  6. The cost for carpet is  3.19 per square foot. How much will it cost ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 2  Tim and Susie also have a family room, bedroom and laundry room...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  6. Calculate the area of the laundry room. _______________________ 7. T...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Area  More on Home Decorating  2 Multiplication, exponents, addition, u...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Step 4   Calculate the rest of the living room 10 feet x 12 feet   120 ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  1. Calculate the area of the new part of the living room. Round your an...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Area  Painting Your Home  3 Addition, multiplication, division, estimat...
Measurement in Your Home  Measurement in Your Home  Wall four  120     24   96 square feet Total area   160   145   120   ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home      Bedroom  2  12 feet by 12 feet  2 walls  and 10 feet by 12 feet  2 ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Perimeter  4 Addition, multiplication, estimation Perimeter is the dist...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 1  Tim and Susie would like to put baseboard in each room. Answer ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 2  Helen and Wayne would like to fence in their garden. They are h...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Temperature  5 Addition, subtraction, multiplication, division, positiv...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 1  Use the formulas below to answers the questions. Round your ans...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 2  Read the statements below and choose the answer you think fits ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  4. A comfortable room temperature would be around  a. 21   C b. 78   F ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  8. In children, any temperature of ___________ or above is considered h...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Short Cut to Converting Temperatures  6 Addition, subtraction, multipli...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 1  Use the short cut methods above to answer the questions.  1. Co...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  17. Convert 35  F to Celsius. 18. Convert 11  C to Fahrenheit. 19. Conv...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Celsius to Fahrenheit Step 1   Double  Step 2   Add 30  Example   20  C...
Measurement in Your Home  Measurement in Your Home  10. Convert 0  F to Celsius. 11. Convert -20  C to Fahrenheit. 12. Con...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Wind Chill Index  7 Reading charts The wind chill temperature is how co...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Part 1  Use the chart on the previous page to answer the questions belo...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Wind Chill Warnings Wind chill warnings are issued when wind combined w...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Average Temperatures  8 Reading charts, figuring averages, positive and...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Example   Find the average temperature for Whitehorse for the months Ju...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  6. What is the average temperature for all three places for the spring ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Weight and Height  9 Converting metric to imperial and vice versa, mult...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Directions  Answer the following questions. Use the information below f...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  8. Suzanne is going swimming but she wants to know how big the pool is....
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Time  10 Addition, subtraction, problem solving Time is a funny thing. ...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  b. How much time do you have left or how much time do you need  _______...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  24 Hour Clock  11 24 hour clock, filling in charts, addition and subtra...
Measurement in Your Home  Measurement in Your Home  4 00 a.m.  4 00 p.m.  5 00 a.m.  5 00 p.m.  6 00 a.m.  6 00 p.m.  7 00...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Time Zones  12 Addition, subtraction Canada uses six primary time zones...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Directions  Use the map on the previous page and answer the questions b...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  More on Time  13 Multiplication, division Time is measured in milliseco...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  4. 4 decades is how many years  _____________ 5. 3 centuries is how man...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Measurement in Your Home Review  14 1. Find the area of the following s...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  c. Tuesday  -30  C  d. Wednesday  -27  C  e. Thursday  -17  C  f. Frida...
Measurement in Your Home Measurement in Your Home  Measurement in Your Home Math Projects 1. Calculate how much it would c...
Measurement in Your Home  50 Home Math Workbook 50  Home Math Workbook
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Environmental Math In this section you will be required to do a variety of math ski...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Home Water Audit  15 Filling in charts, multiplication and addition Saving water is...
Environmental Math Environmental Math Where is most water within the  To calculate your score      Give yourself 5 points ...
Environmental math Environmental Math  How Much Water Do You Use in One Day   16 Addition, multiplication Each of us uses ...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Water Use     Did You Know   17 Percents, pie charts     Toilets use 30 per cent of...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Saving Water  18 Multiplication, division, filling in charts, comparisons We can sa...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  1. How much water can you save if you have a 3 minute shower using the low-flow sho...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Turning the tap off while you brush your teeth saves water. You use only 1 litre to...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Saving Water Saves Money   19 Multiplication, division, rounding decimals Saving wa...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Directions  Answer the problems below. Round to the nearest cent where necessary. 1...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  4. Leaving the tap running while you clean your teeth can waste 7 litres of water a...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Saving on Electricity  20 Order of operations, subtraction, multiplication, divisio...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Remember   Example   1000 watt-hours   1 kilowatt-hour  You replace a 60-watt incan...
Environmental math Environmental Math  2. You buy a timer for your Christmas tree lights and now the lights are only on 4 ...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  c. How much energy would you save if you used it 8 hours per day  Round your answer...
Environmental math Environmental Math  d. How much money would you save if the cost of electricity is 24 cents per kilowat...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Should You Replace Your Refrigerator   21 Reading charts, multiplication, division,...
Environmental Math  Environmental math  1987-89  950 kWh   127   yr.  1990-92  900 kWh   113   yr.  1993-00  700 kWh   65 ...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Directions  Answer the questions below. 1. You have an ancient refrigerator from 19...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Heating Your Water for Laundry  22 Reading and using charts, comparisons, subtracti...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  c. Warm Warm ______________________ d. Warm Cold ______________________ e. Cold Col...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Garbage, Garbage, Garbage2  23 Multiplication, addition, problem solving, decimals ...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  6. On average, how long does it take for each person to throw away a ton, or 2000 p...
Environmental math Environmental Math  What s in a Bag   24 Multiplication, addition Did you know that plastic bags are ge...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  3. Some stores are thinking of increasing the price per bag to 50 cents to encourag...
Environmental math Environmental Math  More Environmental Math Problems 3  25 Problem solving, addition, multiplication, d...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Problem 2  What Car Should Laura Buy  Maggie and her friend Laura go car shopping. ...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Environmental Math Review  26 Part 1  Answer the questions below. You may need to l...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  3. Replacing 75-watt bulbs with 15-watt bulbs reduces energy usage by 80 . Replacin...
Environmental math  Environmental Math  How water temperature affects the price per load. Wash Rinse Setting  Electrical U...
Environmental Math Environmental Math  Part 2  Solve the problem below  Energy Saving Windows  The Arctic Food Company spe...
Environmental math Environmental Math  Environmental Math Projects 1. According to World Health Organization estimates in ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Paying Bills In this section you will be required to do a variety of math skills               ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Telephone Bill  27 Anaylsing data, multiplication, percents Figuring out your telephone bill ca...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Part 1  Answer the following questions by using the information on the previous page. 1. What i...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Part 2  Look at the information below. Northwestel has a savings plan called Freedom After Hour...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  8. You talk for 850 minutes long distance in one month  a. How much would it cost  ____________...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Northland Utilities Bill  28 Analysing data, metric conversion, multiplication, division Let   ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  1. How much is owed on this bill  ______________________ 2. When is it due  ___________________...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  d. How much would their energy cost have been in December assuming they used about 800 KWH and ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  City of Yellowknife Utility Bill  29 Analysing data, percentage, multiplication, division Let  ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Directions  Answer the questions below about the utilities bill on the previous page. 1. What i...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Visa Bill  31 Analysing data, division Credit cards are plastic cards issued by a bank or other...
Paying Bills  Paying Bills  Directions  Answer the questions below using the Visa statement on the previous page. 1. What ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  7. How much is the minimum payment  ____________________ 8. What is this customer   s credit li...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Understanding How Mortgages Work  32 Using formulas, positive and negative numbers, exponents, ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  So for this case  L   270,000 r   8   .08     12   0.0066667 n   30    12   360  So Tom needs t...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Analysing Interest on Your Mortgage  33 Analysing charts, addition, subtraction Look at the cha...
Paying Bills 26 27 28 29 30 31 32 33 34 35 36 Totals  Feb - 28 Mar - 31 Apr - 30 May - 31 Jun - 30 Jul - 31 Aug - 31 Sep -...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Closing Costs  34 Percents, addition, multiplication It s important to remember that there are ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Paying Bills Review  35 1.  Look at the bill below and then answer the questions.  a. What is t...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  2. Sue   s house will cost  250,000. She needs to pay a deposit of 10  and will pay the remaini...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  a. How much more each month will she pay if she opts for the 15 year plan  ________________ b. ...
Paying Bills Paying Bills  Paying Bills Math Projects 1. Do some comparison shopping for credit cards. Find the best inter...
Answer Key Answer Key  Answer Key Area  Home Decorating  1 Part 1 1  208 square feet  2  229 tiles  3   1051.11  4  460 sq...
Answer Key Answer Key Temperature  5 Part 1 1  23.9   C, 296.9  2  78.8  F, 299  3  59  F, 15   C 4  37.8   C  5  Answers ...
Answer Key Answer Key Average Temperature  8 1  Yellowknife  2  Fort Smith  3  Yellowknife  4  Whitehorse  5a  YK -19  C  ...
Answer Key Answer Key 2  10 hours  3  0910  6  8 12 pm  7  0012  4  1724  5  3 30 pm  4  1 30 pm  Time Zones  12 1  4 00 p...
Answer Key  Answer Key  Water Use - Did You Know  17 Toilet 30  Cleaning 5   Cooking etc 10   Bathing, etc 35   Laundry et...
Answer Key  Answer Key 4.5 minutes 5 minutes 5.5 minutes 6 minutes 3  30 litres  45 litres 50 litres 55 litres 60 litres 4...
Answer Key Answer Key 4a  2891 kWH  4b   693.79  4c  1927 kWH  4d   231.31  5a  920 kWH  5b   220.80  5c  613 kWH  5d   73...
Answer Key Answer Key More Environmental Math Problems  25 Problem 1 1   450  2   5400  3  3 year  4  Yes, it is a good id...
Answer Key Answer Key Northland Utilities Bill  28 1   141.08  2  July 6, 2009  3  May 12 - June 11, 2009  4   22.24  5   ...
Answer Key Answer Key Analysing Interest on Your Mortgage  33 1   7133  2   12,493  3   92,867  4   5360  5   4652  6   84...