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Online Financial Maths Course: Series of 4 Sessions

Online Financial Maths Course: Series of 4 Sessions

This is a collaboration between Clare Education Centre, Limerick Education Centre and the Clare Limerick branch of the IMTA (Irish Maths Teachers Association).

Target audience: Teachers of Leaving Certificate Higher Level Maths.

Financial Maths – 4 Classes, 1 hour each

Note: Typed notes and instructional videos with worked solutions to exam questions will be provided as part of the course material

Class 1: Thursdays, 21st January 2021 @ 7p.m. 

  • 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: Thursdays 28th January 2021 @ 7p.m. 

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

Class 3: Thursdays 4th February 2021 @ 7p.m. 

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

Class 4: Thursdays, 11th February 2021 @ 7p.m. 

  • 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 techniques and resources for teaching financial maths at leaving cert honours level

Please book your place through Clare Education Centre website by clicking here

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Course Properties

Course Date 21-01-2021 7:00 pm
Course End Date 11-02-2021 8:00 pm
Capacity 30
Individual Price €10.00
Speaker Sean Murphy
Select Hours 4
Location Online


  • 1st Floor,
  • Marshal House,
  • Dooradoyle Road,
  • Limerick
  • V94 HAC4

Limerick Education Centre

  • 061 585060
  • info@lec.ie

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Weekend Closed

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