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Financial Mathematics

Description

This plugin provides a shortcode which render forms that calculate and explain annuities certain, repayment mortgages etc: maths questions which typically appear in the CT1 actuarial exam and the Interest Theory part of the Financial Mathematics exam.

Screenshots

  • Input form rendered after mortgage selected from a form rendered with the [fin-math] shortcode is rendered.

  • Feedback once a user has submitted mortgage parameters to a page with [fin-math] shortcode.

Installation

  1. Download, unzip and upload to your WordPress plugins directory.
  2. Activate the plugin through the ‘Plugins’ menu in WordPress.
  3. Add the shortcode [fin-math] to a page (not a post).

FAQ

Where is the plugin running?

It’s running at Financial mathematics

How do I run the unit tests?

Install phpunit and enter
$phpunit

Contributors & Developers

“Financial Mathematics” is open source software. The following people have contributed to this plugin.

Contributors

Changelog

1.17

  • Removed dud references to bdmfst (an old defunct domain).

1.16

  • Gets mathjax for either http or https.

1.15

  • Tested it works with WordPress 4.1.
  • Included necessary PEAR files.
  • Bug fix: removed a call-by-reference

1.14

  • Tested it works with WordPress 3.8.
  • Added comment about needing to install PEAR.

1.13

  • Bug fix. Par yields not shown for irrelevant terms.
  • Presentation. Actuarial symbol used for annuity certain.

1.12

Concept classes (input/output forms) refactored and docuemented.

1.11

Spot rates added to [fin-math] and [concept_spot_rates] shortcodes.

1.10

Multiple cashflows (mixtures of annuities) enabled in [fin-math].

1.9

  • All forms loadable with single shortcode [fin-math].

1.8

  • Bug fix. Decreasing annuity can be entered.

1.7

  • Classes and tests placed in own folders. MathJax loaded remotely (no need to extra plugin).

1.6

  • Renamed files to conform better to WordPress PHP coding standards.
  • Added phpunit tests.

1.5

  • Bug fix. Annuity “Just show me the answer” button redirects to correct page.
  • Bug fix. Formula for i(m) in mortgage schedule has right sign in power.

1.4

  • Bug fix. Shortcode attributes now work.

1.3

  • convertInt shortcode added (converts interest rates).

1.2

  • Formulae shown for mortgage repayment schedule.

1.1

  • shortcode attributes enable question or answer form to be excluded.
  • plugin options page (help page) added to admin menu.

1.0

  • annuityCertain, mortgage shortcodes.