Mathematics
MT217 Finance methods of calculation

MT217

Purdue University

### Question Description

Unit 1 Assignment: Writing Assignment This Assignment requires that you view three videos. Two of these videos will introduce you to methods of calculation, using a calculator, and using Excel. The third video is an introduction to finance in addition to providing some practical advice that will help you to reflect on how this course will benefit you.

This Assignment will assess your knowledge based on the following outcome:

MT217-1:

Please review these required videos:

 Use Excel to solve Example Problem 1.1

 See what keystrokes are needed to solve Problem 1.1

 Four Facets of Finance- Explain It!

Assignment Instructions:

Select the Assignment link in the left navigation under Unit 1 to watch the assigned videos. Select Submit after watching each video and reflect on how learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator to learn finance will assist you with your personal goals or as a business manager. Use Microsoft Word to write a paper for this Assignment and answer the questions listed below:

1. Describe in detail the goals you have for this unit.

2. Describe how this unit will help you in your professional development.

3. After viewing the videos, what are the three most important concepts you learned?

4. How would learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator assist you with your personal goals or as a business manager?

Assignment Checklist:

 Write your original response in Standard English, paying special attention to grammar, style, and mechanics.

 Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics for each question.

 Ensure that your viewpoint and purpose are clearly stated.

 Demonstrate logical and appropriate transitions from one idea to another.

 Make sure to address the critical elements listed above and in the grading Rubric so you can demonstrate your competence of the above outcomes you will be assessed on.

 Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused.

Rubrics :

Directions for submitting your Assignment

submit your minimum 1 page response

Described in detail the goals for this unit. 4 points

Described how this unit will help with professional development. 4

Discussed the three most important concepts learned from the videos. 4

Explained how to use Excel and a financial calculator assists with personal and career goals. 4

Analysis Work demonstrates synthesis of concepts, research, and experience. 4

Work demonstrates the student’s ability to tie relevant information to real life applications. 4

Analysis exceeds basic comprehension to demonstrate higher order thinking. 4

Writing Correct use of APA 6th edition format; all sources used to support the paper are referenced. 2

Sentences are clear, concise, and direct; tone is appropriate. 2

Spelling, grammar, and punctuation are correct. 2

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Unit 1 [MT217: Finance] Unit 1 Assignment: Writing Assignment This Assignment requires that you view three videos. Two of these videos will introduce you to methods of calculation, using a calculator, and using Excel. The third video is an introduction to finance in addition to providing some practical advice that will help you to reflect on how this course will benefit you. This Assignment will assess your knowledge based on the following outcome: MT217-1: Explain how financial managers use financial calculators, Microsoft Excel, and financial statements to measure the financial performance of a business entity. Please review these required videos:    Use Excel to solve Example Problem 1.1 See what keystrokes are needed to solve Problem 1.1 Four Facets of Finance- Explain It! Assignment Instructions: Select the Assignment link in the left navigation under Unit 1 to watch the assigned videos. Select Submit after watching each video and reflect on how learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator to learn finance will assist you with your personal goals or as a business manager. Use Microsoft Word to write a paper for this Assignment and answer the questions listed below: 1. 2. 3. 4. Describe in detail the goals you have for this unit. Describe how this unit will help you in your professional development. After viewing the videos, what are the three most important concepts you learned? How would learning how to use Excel and a financial calculator assist you with your personal goals or as a business manager? Assignment Checklist:       Write your original response in Standard English, paying special attention to grammar, style, and mechanics. Respond to the questions in a thorough manner, providing specific examples of concepts, topics for each question. Ensure that your viewpoint and purpose are clearly stated. Demonstrate logical and appropriate transitions from one idea to another. Make sure to address the critical elements listed above and in the grading Rubric so you can demonstrate your competence of the above outcomes you will be assessed on. Your paper should be highly organized, logical, and focused. 1 of 2 Unit 1 [MT217: Finance] Directions for submitting your Assignment Be sure to respond to these questions using the critical elements listed in the Assignment Checklist and submit your minimum 1 page response to the Unit 1 Assignment Dropbox. This Assignment is due: Tuesday, midnight ET. MT217: Unit 1 Assignment: Writing Assignment Points Possible Points Earned Content Described in detail the goals for this unit. 4 Described how this unit will help with professional development. 4 Discussed the three most important concepts learned from the videos. 4 Explained how to use Excel and a financial calculator assists with personal and career goals. 4 Analysis Work demonstrates synthesis of concepts, research, and experience. 4 Work demonstrates the student’s ability to tie relevant information to real life applications. 4 Analysis exceeds basic comprehension to demonstrate higher order thinking. 4 Writing Correct use of APA 6th edition format; all sources used to support the paper are referenced. 2 Sentences are clear, concise, and direct; tone is appropriate. 2 Spelling, grammar, and punctuation are correct. 2 Total 34 2 of 2 ...
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Importance of Finance in My Life.
The word financial is an adjective that concerns about money (Collin, 2005). Nowadays, money is
something that none of us could ignore, it is present in every part of our life, from the monthly salary that
we gain for our work to the things that we buy in the grocery store and it is necessary to reach our goals
that we proposed. We live in a society where we are not self-sustainable, we only produce one part of the
needs that the society could provide us, the other part came from the trade; like in the older times, when a
farmer traded his vegetables for milk or meat, nowadays we use money as an intermediary between the
products of our labor and the things that we need to cover our necessities or commodities. In order to
succeed, we need to know how to handle money for our personal benefits and there is where this finance
course enters. Through this course, I will develop tools that will help me to make good decisions in terms
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