Bolster, L. Carey, et al.
Consumer and Career Mathematics
. Glenview, Illinois: Scott Foresman and Company, 1978.
A fine textbook for a high school course in consumer mathematics. It includes many photographs and charts to show real-world situations in which mathematical skills are needed. At the end of each chapter there is a review that contains exercises similar to those explained in the lessons throughout the chapter.
The Poor Pay More
. New York: The Free Press, 1967.
The author describes in vivid detail the economic facts of existence for a group of low-income families in New York City housing projects.
Cole, William R., and Miller, Charles H.
Social Problems A Sociological Interpretation
. New York: David McKay Company, Incorporated, 1965.
The authors present in-depth discussions about the theoretical aspects of social problems, then study major resource changes and problems. They conclude with a discussion of specific types of social problems.
Guthrie, Mearl R., and Selden, William.
Today’s Business Mathematics
. New York: Pitman Publishing Company, 1967.
A text-workbook containing teaching material and problems which, when mastered, should give high school students the skill to work the arithmetic essential for consumer and personal needs.
Mathematics for Daily Use
. New York and Cincinnati: McCormick-Mathers Publishing Company, 1975.
A consumer-oriented mathematics textbook relevant to high school students’ current needs and their anticipated future needs.
McNeal, James U.
Dimensions of Consumer Behavior
. New York: Appleton-Century-Crofts, 1965.
The author provides interesting material that may be used in studying consumer behavior.
Peck Ira and Krieger Larry S.
Scholastic Sociology The
Search for Social Patterns
. New York: Scholastic Book Services, 1980.
A textbook designed to turn the study of abstract sociological concepts into concrete learning experiences. It helps high school students understand that the study of sociology is practical and useful on an everyday level.
Piper, Edwin B., and Gruber, Joseph.
Applied Business Mathematics
. Eighth Edition. Cincinnati: South-Western Publishing Company, 1965.
This book was designed to have value for consumer use as well as for business use. It develops the fundamental principles and operations through a study of problems faced by every individual daily. Optional topics have been included to challenge the faster or more capable students.
Rosenberg, R. Robert.
Business Mathematics Principles and Practice
. Fourth Edition. Chicago: McGraw-Hill Book Company, Incorporated, 1953.
A comprehensive text on commercial arithmetic. Practice is provided in all important topics of fundamental arithmetic with emphasis on the arithmetic of business. Its major purpose is to equip the student with a working knowledge of the basic principles of business mathematics that will play a significant part in his adult activities.
Shaw, Bryce R., et al.
. Boston: Houghton-Mifflin Company, 1979.
A textbook for secondary level students who will terminate their formal education at the end of high school. It contains many exercises in basic skill as well as consumer applications, business applications and technical applications.
Thompson, Linda L.
. Encino, California: Glencoe Publishing Company, Incorporated, 1978.
An excellent book to help the high school student recognize what is involved in being a good consumer and to develop the mathematical skills needed to solve consumer problems.
Troutman, Andria P., et al.
Laidlaw Mathematics Gold Book
. River Forest Illinois: Laidlaw Brothers, 1979.
One in a series of books that range in level from kindergarten through eighth grade. It is written to help eighth grade students develop skills, understanding, and mathematical insight that are needed in everyday life. It stresses understanding followed by practice, problem solving and application.