This workshop guide provides learning activities that explore the ways in which arithmetic and geometric series are used in simple and compound interest calculations related to loans (including pay-day loans) , investments, annuities, hire-purchase, inflation etc. and there is an explanation of how APR is calculated. Ideas are given for practical ways […]
Comparing investments: there are six investments. Find all the representations (description, formula, graph and table of values) of a single investment. After this, work out which statement fits with which investment.
The teacher leads a very short discussion about the different types of investments, reminding the learners about simple and compound interest. He or […]