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Leaving Certificate Financial Maths Course 11.1.2022

This four-week webinar on 11th, 18th, 25th Jan & 1st Feb is suitable for Teachers of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths will cover the following:

Class 1 

  • Present Value and Future Value
  • The Compound Interest Formula
  • Using Logs to Solve for t in Compound Interest Formula
  • Terminology –  APR/EAR/AER/CAR/Annuities/Amortisation/Mortgages/Pensions/Bonds
  • Link between Compound Interest Formula and Inverse Functions

 

Class 2  

  • Savings and Geometric Series
  • Converting Interest Rate from Annual to Monthly/Weekly Rate
  • Exam Questions on Savings

 

Class 3  

  • Loans and Geometric Series
  • Amortisation Formula
  • Exam Questions on Loans and Amortisation Formula

 

Class 4  

  • Pensions/Bonds
  • Depreciation
  • Exam Questions on Pensions

Learning Outcomes

  • Be able to manipulate the compound interest formula
  • Be able to convert from annual interest rate to monthly/weekly rate
  • Be able to work out questions involving savings/annuities
  • Be able to work out questions involving loans/amortisation
  • Be able to prove the amortisation formula
  • Be able to work out questions involving pension plans / bonds / depreciation
  • Be able to distinguish between the different types of exam question
  • Be able to use new teaching financial maths at leaving certificate higher level

Facilitator:     Seán MurphyBachelors Degree in Electronic Engineering from UCC and a Masters in Electronic Systems from DCU.

I changed career to teaching after completing the Hdip in Education in NUIG in 2006 and I have been teaching Maths, Physics and Applied Maths to Leaving Cert Honours level for the last 11 years in CBS Ennistymon, Co. Clare. I also teach Junior Cycle Science and Coding. I have a website www.hardsums.ie where I share my teaching resources for these subjects with other teachers/students.

From 2012 – 2015, I worked as a local facilitator for the Project Maths Development Team. This involved giving courses to Maths teachers in the

 

Course Properties

Course date 11-01-2022 7:00 pm
Course End Date 01-02-2022 8:00 pm
Cut off date 18-01-2022 4:30 pm
Individual Price Free
Speaker Sean Murphy
Number Hours 4
Location ZOOM online

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