Financial Maths - Revised
Learn more about financial mathematics and the key concepts vital to every learner’s financial success.
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In today’s economy financial math skills are indispensable. This maths course is designed to provide learners with some of the essential skills required for managing personal finances.
This course will convey the basic concepts of financial maths; and it is designed for those individuals seeking to better understand the role that maths can play in their everyday economic life. Upon completion of this course, learners will gain the skills necessary for working with commonplace financial maths and the essential mathematical background required to interpret their personal finances.
This course contains a series of videos followed by a short assessment intended to assist the learner in better evaluating their overall comprehension of the material.
Having completed this course students will be able to:
- Identify how to calculate profit with special discounts
- Calculate percentage loss on sales
- Calculate the interest on a loan or investment
- Calculate percentage changes using multipliers
- Discuss reversing percentage changes and VAT
- Calculate the compound interest with the Annual percentage rate applied
- Calculate the depreciation of value on items
- Identify the two methods for calculate the annual percentage rate
- Calculate the income tax, universal social charge, and PRSI on your paycheck
- Discuss working out the present value formula both for future values and present values
- Discuss the Amortisation problem in using the present value formula
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