Enroll in Financial Mathematics with Dolphin STEM Academy
Financial Mathematics, Semester A, is a single-semester course designed to introduce
you to the basics of financial algebra. This course includes lessons that focus on
planning for expenses and developing financial goals. You’ll learn to use algebraic
expressions that model growth that’s due to interest. You’ll also describe investments in
terms of their cost, risks, and returns.
By the end of this course, you will be able to do the following:
Describe the impact of careers on income, and explain the basics of bank accounts.
Explain how money and other benefits are earned from employment.
Explain the consequences of unexpected expenses, and describe how consumers
can protect themselves.
Use and manipulate algebraic expressions that model growth due to interest.
Examine how inflation affects the value of savings, and describe the difference
between nominal interest rates and real interest rates.
Compare money with its future value.
Interpret stock market information, data, and models used for investments.
Describe how expenses affect buying, selling, and holding assets.
Examine common mistakes in investing, and describe strategies for making good