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# Accounting Hw 4and 5

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Calculate the future value of \$2000 in A. Five years at an interest rate of 5% per year. 2000x 1.05^5= 2552.56
B. Ten years at an interest rate of 5% per year. 2000x1.05^10= 3257.79
C. Five years at an interest rate of 10% per year 2000x1.1^5= 3221.02
D. Why is the amount of interest earned in part (a) less than half the amount of interest earned in part (b)? In the last 5 years you gain more interest on the interest already earned in the beginning 5 years and you get interest on the first \$2,000. #4
What is the present value of \$10,000 received? A. Twelve years from today when the interest rate is 4% per year? PV= 10,000/1.04^12= 6,245.97
B. Twenty years from today when the interest rate is 8% per year? PV= 10,000/1.08^20= 8,879.71
C. Six years from today when the interest rate is 2% per year? PV= 10,000/1.02^6= 8,879.71 #9
You are thinking of retiring. Your retirement plan will pay you either \$250,000 immediately on retirement or \$350,000 five years after the date of your retirement. Which alternative should you choose if the interest rate is: A. 0% per year? 350,000/1.0^5= 350,000
B. 8% per year? 350,000/1.08^5= 238,204
C. 20% per year? 350,000/1.2^5= 140,657 I would take the 250,000 #14
You have been offered a unique investment opportunity. If you invest \$10,000 today you will receive \$500 one year from now, \$1500 two years from now, and \$10,000 ten years from now. A. What is the NPV of the opportunity if the interest rate is 6% per year? Should you take the opportunity? TRUE Don’t take it
B. What is the NPV of the opportunity if the interest rate is 2% per year? Should you take it now? TRUE Take It #19
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