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

FSMQ Level 3 Personal finance - 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.

Average earnings index

Learners use average earning index numbers to compare the way in which earnings in different sectors have changed over different time periods.   
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Financial calculations 

A set of worked examples to help with revision.   
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Financial graphs and charts 

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Income tax Teacher contribution  

Notes, examples and exercises based on rates for the tax year 2014/15.
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Inflation indices 

Students find information about RPI and CPI and answer questions - will provide a set of notes.   
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Mathematical applications of finance  

A set of open-ended tasks  
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National insurance Teacher contribution  

Notes, examples and exercises based on rates for the tax year 2014/15.
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Savings growth

Leaflet giving interest rates on three savings accounts and worksheet based on the leaflet. This introduces the idea of a recurrence relation and includes the use of a graphic calculator, Excel spreadsheet and formulae to find future values and the AER.  
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Savings facts and formulae 

Presentation, notes and practice in using formulae related to savings    
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