**Description**:

**Total Possible Score**: 10.00

### Calculates the Correct Answers for Problems

Total: 6.00

Distinguished - Calculates the correct answers for all four problems.

Proficient - Calculates the correct answers for three of the problems.

Basic - Calculates the correct answers for two of the problems.

Below Expectations - Calculates the correct answer for one of the problems.

Non-Performance - The calculations are either nonexistent or lack the components described in the assignment instructions.

### Utilizes a MS Excel Spreadsheet, Shows Work, and Provides Sources for the Equations Used

Total: 2.00

Distinguished - Utilizes a MS Excel spreadsheet, shows all work, and provides sources for the equations used.

Proficient - Utilizes a MS Excel spreadsheet, shows most work, and provides sources for some of the equations used.

Basic - Utilizes a MS Excel spreadsheet, shows some work, and provides sources for some of the equations used.

Below Expectations - Does not utilize a MS Excel spreadsheet, shows some work, and provides sources for some of the equations used.

Non-Performance - The spreadsheet, work, and sources are either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the assignment instructions.

### Quantitative Literacy: Representation

Total: 1.00

Distinguished - Proficiently converts pertinent information into an insightful mathematical representation in a way that contributes to a further or deeper understanding.

Proficient - Competently converts pertinent information into an appropriate mathematical representation.

Basic - Converts information, but the outcomes are only partially appropriate or accurate.

Below Expectations - Attempts to convert information, but the outcomes are inappropriate or inaccurate.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.

### Quantitative Literacy: Calculation

Total: 1.00

Distinguished - All calculations are correct and adequately all inclusive. Calculations are presented clearly and succinctly.

Proficient - Calculations are mostly accurate and adequately comprehensive to solve the problem.

Basic - Calculations are somewhat accurate and/or represent only a limited number of the calculations required to solve the problem.

Below Expectations - Calculations were attempted but are incorrect and are not comprehensive.

Non-Performance - The assignment is either nonexistent or lacks the components described in the instructions.