Nuffield Mathematics teaching resources are for use in secondary and further education

FSMQ Level 2 Financial calculations - original activities

These Nuffield  activities are needed for the AQA courses in Free-Standing Maths and Use of Maths but have not been revised by Nuffield.  See also the revised activities.

Credit cards  Teacher contribution  

Notes and example including spreadsheet formulae.
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Convert currency

Interactive spreadsheet for practice in converting between £ and euros and £ and dollars 
Spreadsheet

Keeping an account Teacher contribution  

Notes and example and exercise  
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Mortgages Teacher contribution 

Notes and example and exercise    
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Saving   

Leaflet giving interest rates on three instant access savings accounts and exercise and sample examination questions based on the leaflet and an assignment. Exercise uses Excel spreadsheet  
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Insurance rates

Students investigate the link between crime figures and the cost of vehicle and home insurance.   
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Spreadsheet

Interest on savings Teacher contribution  

Notes and examples and exercises involving simple and compound interest. Comparison of different types of savings.   
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Long-term loans Teacher contribution  

Notes, examples and exercises    
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Pay slips  

Data sheets including three simulated pay slips and related worksheet.    
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Short-term loans Teacher contribution  

Notes and examples and exercise. Requires information from building society or bank leaflet.    
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