# 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 [2]. *

#### 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.

Student and teacher notes Word [3] Student and teacher notes pdf [4]

#### Financial calculations

A set of worked examples to help with revision.

Student and teacher notes Word [5] Student and teacher notes pdf [6]

#### Financial graphs and charts

Student and teacher notes Word [7] Student and teacher notes pdf [8]

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Income tax *Teacher contribution *

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

Student notes Word [9] Student notes pdf [10]

#### Inflation indices

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

Student and teacher notes Word [11] Student and teacher notes pdf [12]

#### Mathematical applications of finance

A set of open-ended tasks

Student and teacher notes Word [13] Student and teacher notes pdf [14]

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National insurance *Teacher contribution *

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

Student notes Word [15] Student notes pdf [16]

#### 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.

Student and teacher notes Word [17] Student and teacher notes pdf [18]

#### Savings facts and formulae

Presentation, notes and practice in using formulae related to savings

Student and teacher notes Word [19] Student and teacher notes pdf [20]

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