# CTE Resource Center - Verso - Office Specialist III--Preparation Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation

CTE Resource Center - Verso

Virginia’s CTE Resource Center

Related NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation

NBEA Achievement Standards for Computation

NBEA (National Business Education Association) standards have been correlated to ensure that students and adults are afforded equal access to fundamental business knowledge and skills and, therefore, an equal opportunity for success in life" (National Standards for Business Education, NBEA, 2007).

Calculate bank discount and proceeds on a discounted note.


Calculate compound interest and the resulting compound amount at the maturity date for savings and investments.


Calculate gross earnings (e.g., salary, hourly rate, commission, per diem, tips, or production).


Calculate payroll withholdings, Social Security and Medicare deductions, other deductions, and net earnings.


Select and use appropriate tools when solving problems (e.g., paper and pencil, manipulatives, hand-held calculators, Web calculators, computer numerical keypads, spreadsheets, personal desktop assistants, and cell phones.