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Life skills math chapter 1

  1. 1. Finding Success In Life Skills Math Chapter 1 <ul><li>Making The Right Job Choice </li></ul><ul><li>Earning Money </li></ul><ul><li>Managing Your Time Card </li></ul>
  2. 2. Consumer Math <ul><li>Safety Specialist at a Nuclear Power Plant </li></ul><ul><li>2. Musician and Record Producer </li></ul><ul><li>3. Propane Salesman </li></ul><ul><li>4. Limo Driver </li></ul>
  3. 3. Consumer Math <ul><li>Safety Specialist at a Nuclear Power Plant </li></ul><ul><li>2. Musician and Record Producer </li></ul><ul><li>3. Propane Salesman </li></ul><ul><li>4. Limo Driver </li></ul>
  4. 4. Consumer Math <ul><li>Safety Specialist at a Nuclear Power Plant </li></ul><ul><li>2. Musician and Record Producer </li></ul><ul><li>3. Propane Salesman </li></ul><ul><li>4. Limo Driver </li></ul>
  5. 5. Consumer Math <ul><li>Safety Specialist at a Nuclear Power Plant </li></ul><ul><li>2. Musician and Record Producer </li></ul><ul><li>3. Propane Salesman </li></ul><ul><li>4. Limo Driver </li></ul>
  6. 6. Consumer Math <ul><li>Safety Specialist at a Nuclear Power Plant </li></ul><ul><li>2. Musician and Record Producer </li></ul><ul><li>3. Propane Salesman </li></ul><ul><li>4. Limo Driver </li></ul>
  7. 7. Consumer Math <ul><li>TWO OF THE FOUR PEOPLE IN THE PICTURES HAVE A GOOD JOB MATCH. </li></ul><ul><li>Who are they? </li></ul>
  8. 8. Consumer Math <ul><li>TWO OF THE PEOPLE WERE NOT SUITED FOR THEIR JOBS. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Consumer Math <ul><li>WHAT DO THEY SHARE IN COMMON? </li></ul><ul><li>Lazy </li></ul><ul><li>Dangerous </li></ul><ul><li>Missing Skills </li></ul><ul><li>“Don’t Care” Attitude </li></ul><ul><li>Un-Motivated </li></ul><ul><li>They Make Bad Decisions </li></ul>
  10. 10. Consumer Math <ul><li>WITH THOSE PROBLEMS, IT’S HARD TO FIND A GOOD JOB. </li></ul><ul><li>Would you want them as a…..TEACHER? </li></ul>
  11. 11. Consumer Math <ul><li>Or a……Police Officer on a Motor Cycle? </li></ul>
  12. 12. Consumer Math <ul><li>YOU NEED TO MAKE A GOOD MATCH </li></ul><ul><li>You need to be: </li></ul><ul><li>Interested in the job </li></ul><ul><li>Motivated to do well at the job </li></ul><ul><li>Like the job </li></ul><ul><li>Qualified for the job </li></ul>
  13. 13. Consumer Math <ul><li>HOW DO YOU FIND OUT WHAT JOBS ARE A GOOD MATCH FOR YOU? </li></ul><ul><li>You need to understand your values . What is important to you? </li></ul><ul><li>We are going to take a short quiz. </li></ul>
  14. 14. Making the Right Job Choice <ul><li>The 5 W’s of Finding </li></ul><ul><li>the Right Job </li></ul><ul><li>WHO (will find me a job?) </li></ul><ul><li>WHAT (job will I get?) </li></ul><ul><li>WHERE (will I work?) </li></ul><ul><li>WHEN (will I get a job?) </li></ul><ul><li>WHY (should I work?) </li></ul><ul><li>HOW (much will I make?) </li></ul>
  15. 15. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>At the end of this chapter, you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out your wages by the week and by the year. </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out your wages when overtime is involved. </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out your wages when they include tips or piecework . </li></ul>
  16. 16. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>At the end of this chapter, you will be able to: </li></ul><ul><li>Use rounding to figure out your salary in a pay period . </li></ul><ul><li>Figure out salary for different pay periods. </li></ul><ul><li>To know the difference between gross pay and net pay. </li></ul>
  17. 17. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>WAGES….Know how much money you have! </li></ul><ul><li>Working hard is great, but don’t waste it. Understand how to figure out how much money you have. </li></ul>
  18. 18. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>How do you figure out how much money you make? </li></ul><ul><li>You need to know 2 things: </li></ul><ul><li>Hourly Rate </li></ul><ul><li>Total Hours Worked </li></ul>
  19. 19. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>WAGES = Hours X Rate </li></ul><ul><li>This gives you the total amount of money earned. </li></ul><ul><li>For example….. </li></ul><ul><li>If you worked 8 hours and earned $6 per hour, you would figure it out this way: </li></ul><ul><li>8 x $6 = $48 earned </li></ul>
  20. 20. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>You need to know how to figure out your money in a few ways…… </li></ul><ul><li>By the Hour </li></ul><ul><li>By the Day </li></ul><ul><li>By the Week </li></ul><ul><li>By the Month </li></ul><ul><li>By the Year </li></ul>WHY?
  21. 21. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>So you can know what you can afford! </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t buy it, until you know you can afford it. Banks will want to know how much you make. </li></ul>
  22. 22. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>Full time work is usually 40 hours a week. </li></ul><ul><li>A regular work day is usually 8 hours a day. </li></ul><ul><li>A regular work week is usually 5 days a week. </li></ul><ul><li>You can’t get benefits from a company unless you work full-time. </li></ul>
  23. 23. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>DAILY WAGES: </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Hours worked that day </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplied (X) </li></ul><ul><li>By your hourly rate </li></ul>
  24. 24. EARNING MONEY WEEKLY WAGES: Number of Hours worked that Week Multiplied (X) By your hourly rate
  25. 25. EARNING MONEY <ul><li>MONTHLY WAGES: </li></ul><ul><li>Number of Hours worked that Month </li></ul><ul><li>Multiplied (X) </li></ul><ul><li>Your Hourly Rate </li></ul>
  26. 26. KEEPING TRACK OF HOURS <ul><li>YOU WILL USE A TIMECARD </li></ul>
  27. 27. KEEPING TRACK OF HOURS <ul><li>If you fill it out wrong, you won’t get paid. Don’t make this mistake!!! </li></ul><ul><li>Some will be filled out on the computer, so we will practice that. </li></ul><ul><li>Always be honest on your timecard. If you aren’t, you could be fired. </li></ul>

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