**Choose one topic to write about**

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.**