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APM/P5 Use of Present Value and Annuity Tables

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APM/P5 Use of Present Value and Annuity Tables

Hello All,

I'm preparing to APM for December 2018 session and have redone a lot of past papers (since 2013) and didn't find any question where I could use Present Value or Annuity Tables. Could you please advise for which topic they could be useful (maybe know specific question from past papers)? I have a feeling that I am not aware of something :)

Best regards,


November 21st 2018 AN ACCA USER 390 Points

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Syllabus area D1 refers to NPV (b)(vii) so the tables are provided to give assurance that if NPVs were called for, discount factors will be available.

You will find NPV referred to in this article

Bear in mind that since the introduction of 4 exam sessions, ACCA publishes only a selection of sample Qs in "hybrid" exams for M/J and S/D - so he fact that it doesn't appear in published exams does not mean that it is not examined.

November 29th 2018 AN ACCA USER 2,000 Points