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Standards in this domain:

Reason quantitatively and use units to solve problems.

  • HSN-Q.A.1 Use units as a way to understand problems and to guide the solution of multi-step problems; choose and interpret units consistently in formulas; choose and interpret the scale and the origin in graphs and data displays.
  • HSN-Q.A.2 Define appropriate quantities for the purpose of descriptive modeling.
  • HSN-Q.A.3 Choose a level of accuracy appropriate to limitations on measurement when reporting quantities.

(IA) Understand and apply the mathematics of voting.

  • IA.3  Understand, analyze, apply, and evaluate some common voting and analysis methods in addition to majority and plurality, such as runoff, approval, the so-called instant-runoff voting (IRV) method, the Borda method and the Condorcet method.

(IA) Understand and apply some basic mathematics of information processing and the Internet.

  • IA.4(+) Describe the role of mathematics in information processing, particularly with respect to the Internet.
  • IA.5(+) Understand and apply elementary set theory and logic as used in simple Internet searches.
  • IA.6(+) Understand and apply basic number theory, including modular arithmetic, for example, as used in keeping information secure through public-key cryptography.

Printed from the Iowa Department of Education website on April 21, 2014 at 8:14am.