Financial Mathematics

IB Maths Studies: Financial Mathematics

This is one of the most obviously relevant parts of the course and from my experience, students show an appreciation for that. That said, very few students are actually involved with borrowing and investing at this stage of their lives and so the topic does not relate specifically to their day to day lives. Borrowing is generally more commonplace than investing but both play a huge part in most peoples lives and it is...

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Comments 4

Grant Fossum 14 October 2016 - 12:46

Just to verify, they are allowed to use the financial app on the IB exam? I understand your concerns as well and in the U.S. looking at the SAT and ACT prep as well.

Jim Noble 14 October 2016 - 14:40

Yes, the TVM solver is allowed for solving financial problems

Stacy Fleming 3 November 2016 - 15:24

Where is the link to the activities? Thanks!

Jim Noble 6 November 2016 - 14:00

Hi Stacey - This used to be a separate unit in the syllabus and is now included as part of the number and algebra unit. The activities for financial maths are on the Number and Algebra activity page - Thanks!

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