7.3 Present Value
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Chapter 7
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7.3
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Determine the present value of each h future amount for the vine conditions.

In 5 years, an investment earning 5% per year, compounded annually, will have a value of $700.

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Q1a

Determine the present value of each n future amount for the given conditions.

In 3 years, an investment earning 4.8% annual interest, compounded quarterly, will have a value of $1021.86.

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In 4 years, an investment will be worth $506.99. If interest is earned at a rte of 6% per year, compounded annually, what is the present value o this investment?

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In 6 years, money invested 7.5% per annum, compounded quarterly, will grow to $807.21.

(a) How much money was invested?

(b) How much interest will be earned in 6 years?

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Patricia receives a financial gift from her grandparents, which she invests at 8\% annual interest, compounded semi-annually. She is advised that the investment will be worth \$ 3421.40 in 4 years.

(a) What is the amount of the gift?

(b) How much interest will Patricia's investment earn?

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A bond will be worth $500 when it becomes due in 5 years. If the bond was purchase today for $450 at 2.13% per year, determine how frequently the interest was compounded.

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Serge invests $700 at 5.75% per year, compounded quarterly. When the amount is closed, its value will be $950. How long will Serge's money be invested?

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Tracey would like to have $10000 in 4 years to use as a down payment for house. She is considering two investment options:

Investment A: 6.6% annual interest, compounded semi-annually.

Investment B: 6.2% annual interest, compounded monthly.

  • (a) Compare the present values of the two options.
  • (b) Which investment is the better choice for Tracey? Explain your reasoning.
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Jacques needs to borrow money to buy dress clothes for his new sales job. He estimates that he can repay $1600 in 6 months. He is considering tow bank offers:

Bank A 8.5% annual interest, compounded monthly Bank B 9% simple interest.

Which is a better option?

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Five years ago, money was invested at 7% per year, compounded annually. Today the investment is worth $441.28.

(a) How much money was originally invested?

(b) How much interest was earned?

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Four and a half years ago, some money was deposited into an account that paid an annual interest rate of 3.2%, compounded semi-annually. Today, the account has a value of $821.36. What was the amount of the original deposit?

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Lynda borrows $500 to buy a television. She agrees to repay $610 in a year and a half. What annual rate of interest, compounded monthly, is Lydia being charged?

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The future value of a lan due to a financial institution in 10 years is $50 000. The financial institution is willing to sell the debt today discounted at 6% per year, compounded semi-annually. What is the value of the debt today?

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Use algebraic reasoning to develop a formula for the present value, PV, of a simple interest account, in terms of its future value, FV; the simple annual rate of interest, r; and time, t, in years.

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A debt can be paid off in three equal instalments: $1000 now, $1000 in 3 years, and $1000 in 6 years. What single payment can pay off the loan 4 years from now, if interest is 10% per annum, compounded semi-annually?

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