New Class: Financial Algebra I

Lola Chierotti, Staff Reporter

“When will I ever need to know this?”

Financial Algebra I gives math students an answer to that question.

“Students will get a better understanding of Algebra 1 concepts using real-world financial problems,” says Math Teacher Amy Shermer. “Financial Algebra 1 teaches students about finances that they will need  as they enter the adult working world.”

The course is part of the math department’s pathway realignmement. The department added Financial Algebra 2 this year and is eliminating its two-year Algebra A/B option.