This section is about investments which involve dealing with simple interest, compound interest and shares. This topic has become more frequent lately. Check out the overview section for relevant importance of this section compared to other topics in this course. In 2020 exam, four questions appeared from this topic making up 10 marks (2020Q4, 2020Q21, 2020Q29, 2020Q34). This section covers the following parts of the syllabus:
Generally, questions involving shares have been easier historically. Questions involving simple interest and compound interest generally follow a set of variations. Tricky questions involve scenarios.
The infographic below shows all the past exam questions from 2010 to 2020 relevant to this topic sorted by difficulty level and further broken down into sub-topics. This will form the foundation of our study as we would like you to focus first on the easy questions and quickly develop skills to get those easy marks and then challenge yourself with the harder ones.