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STECK-VAUGHN Mathematics of Housing & Taxes

  • Published by: HOUGHTON MIFFLIN HARCOURT

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 9780547625645

A Consumer Math Program

This practical six-book series helps learners understand mathematics as it relates to their everyday lives with clear explanations followed by ample practice.

Basic concepts and skills are covered before concepts are applied in a variety of contexts.

  • Clear explanations followed by ample practice
  • Pretests, section revies, and posttests
  • Money tips
  • Practice forms and charts
  • Problem-solving strategies
  • 120 worksheet pages
  • Group projects
  • and more


Activities in this series not only help teen to adult learners understand the underlying mathematical concepts they encounter day to day, but also help them to develop problem solving and computational fluency skills.


The Mathematics of Housing and Taxes covers many of the principles of math that are faced when purchasing a home and filing personal income tax.

This book focuses on calculating and reporting income and taxes and, on financial obligations involved with renting and owning property.

Math Skills & Concepts

  • Whole Numbers
  • Fractions, Decimals, & Percents
  • Mean, Median, & Mode
  • Basic Operations on a Calculator
  • Computing Mentally
  • Estimating

Taxes:

  • Reporting Income
  • Federal Income Taxes
  • Using Tax Form 1040EZ
  • Itemized Deductions
  • State & City Income Taxes

Housing:

  • Renting an Apartment
  • Buying a House
  • Buying a Condominium
  • Getting a Mortgage
  • Real Estate Taxes
  • homeowner's Insurance
  • Utilities
  • Decorating & Remodeling