Explain why math is important in each case and illustrate your point by using math in some examples.

Writing Prompt:
Select one topic from below and write a short paper about it. Use the Internet to research your topic to help you discuss any new discoveries or inventions dealing with your topic or any other relevant, interesting information.
Topics:
Home Improvement – Pick a home improvement project that interests you and identify at least 3 ways math is important when calculating the materials, labor, and budget needed for that project. Explain why math is important in each case and illustrate your point by using math in some examples.
Travel and Lodging – Pick a trip that interests you and identify at least 3 ways math is important when planning and budgeting for that trip. Explain why math is important in each case and illustrate your point by using math in some examples.
Saving and Investing – Pick an investment that interests you and identify at least 3 ways math is important when evaluating the costs and potential returns of that investment. Explain why math is important in each case and illustrate your point by using math in some examples.

Essay Length: 2 pages
Sources: 2 websites and your course textbook required
You must list your course textbook on the reference page as follows:
Excel High School. (2022). Consumer Math. Include current web address for course here
format requirement: APA format.

When you are done with the table and the floor plan, upload both.

Step 1. Research the length, width, and perimeter for five different types of one-story buildings.
Step 2. Choose an appropriate scale factor for each building.
Step 3. Determine the length and width of the scale drawing.
Step 4. In a document, create a table to record the results. Use the following table as a reference. Save this document.
Find: Length, Width, Perimeter, Area, Scale Factor, Scale, Drawing Length, Scale Drawing Width
-House
-Apartment Building
-Office Building
-School
-Hospital
Step 5. Choose one of the buildings.
Step 6. Use software or an online drawing program to draw a scale drawing of a floor plan for the building you chose.
Step 7. Take a screenshot of your work or save it in a document if possible.
Step 8. When you are done with the table and the floor plan, upload both.