# Quiz 5: Discounted Cash Flow Valuation

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Q 1Q 1

Travis is buying a car and will finance it with a loan that requires monthly payments of $265 for the next four years.His car payments can be described by which one of the following terms?
A)Perpetuity
B)Annuity
C)Consol
D)Lump sum
E)Present value

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B

Q 2Q 2

Janis just won a scholarship that will pay her $500 a month, starting today, and continuing for the next 48 months.Which one of the following terms best describes these scholarship payments?
A)Ordinary annuity
B)Annuity due
C)Consol
D)Ordinary perpetuity
E)Perpetuity due

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B

Q 3Q 3

The Jones Brothers recently established a trust fund that will provide annual scholarships of $12,000 indefinitely.These annual scholarships are:
A)an ordinary annuity.
B)an annuity due.
C)amortized payments.
D)a perpetuity.
E)a perpetuity due.

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D

Q 4Q 4

A perpetuity in Canada is frequently referred to as:
A)a consul.
B)an infinity.
C)forever cash.
D)a dowry.
E)a forevermore.

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Q 5Q 5

The stated interest rate is the interest rate expressed:
A)as if it were compounded one time per year.
B)as the quoted rate compounded by 12 periods per year.
C)in terms of the rate charged per day.
D)in terms of the interest payment made each period.
E)in terms of an effective rate.

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Q 6Q 6

Anna pays .85 percent interest monthly on her credit card account.When the interest rate on that debt is expressed as if it were compounded annually, the rate would be referred to as the:
A)annual percentage rate.
B)simplified rate.
C)quoted rate.
D)stated rate.
E)effective annual rate.

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Q 7Q 7

Lee pays 1 percent per month interest on his credit card account.When his monthly rate is multiplied by 12, the resulting answer is referred to as the:
A)annual percentage rate.
B)compounded rate.
C)effective annual rate.
D)perpetual rate.
E)simple rate.

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Q 8Q 8

All else held constant, the present value of an annuity will decrease if you:
A)increase the annuity's future value.
B)increase the payment amount.
C)increase the time period.
D)decrease the discount rate.
E)decrease the annuity payment.

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Q 9Q 9

Christie is buying a new car today and is paying a $500 cash down payment.She will finance the balance at 6.3 percent interest.Her loan requires 36 equal monthly payments of $450 each with the first payment due 30 days from today.Which one of the following statements is correct concerning this purchase?
A)The present value of the car is equal to $500 + (36 × $450).
B)The $500 is the present value of the purchase.
C)The car loan is an annuity due.
D)To compute the initial loan amount, you must use a monthly interest rate.
E)The future value of the loan is equal to 36 × $450.

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Q 10Q 10

Which statement is true?
A)All else equal, an ordinary annuity is more valuable than an annuity due.
B)All else equal, a decrease in the number of payments increases the future value of an annuity due.
C)An annuity with payments at the beginning of each period is called an ordinary annuity.
D)All else equal, an increase in the discount rate decreases the present value and increases the future value of an annuity.
E)All else equal, an increase in the number of annuity payments decreases the present value and increases the future value of an annuity.

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Q 11Q 11

Which one of the following is the annuity present value formula?
A)C × ({1 - [1/(1 + r)t]}/r)
B)C × ({1 - [1/(1 + r)t]} -r)
C)C × ({1 - [r/(1 + r)t]}/r)
D)C × ({1 - [1/(1 × r)t]} × r)
E)C × ({1 - [r/(1 × r)t]} × r)

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Q 12Q 12

Which one of these is a perpetuity?
A)Trust income of $1,200 a year forever
B)Retirement pay of $2,200 a month for 20 years
C)Lottery winnings of $1,000 a month for life
D)Car payment of $260 a month for 60 months
E)Rental payment of $800 a month for one year

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Q 13Q 13

Which one of the following can be classified as an annuity but not as a perpetuity?
A)Increasing monthly payments forever
B)Increasing quarterly payments for six years
C)Unequal payments each year for nine years
D)Equal annual payments for life
E)Equal weekly payments forever

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Q 14Q 14

Which one of the following statements concerning annuities is correct?
A)The present value of an annuity is equal to the cash flow amount divided by the discount rate.
B)An annuity due has payments that occur at the beginning of each time period.
C)The future value of an annuity decreases as the interest rate increases.
D)If unspecified, you should assume an annuity is an annuity due.
E)An annuity is an unending stream of equal payments occurring at equal intervals of time.

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Q 15Q 15

Which one of the following qualifies as an annuity payment?
A)Weekly grocery bill
B)Clothing purchases
C)Car repairs
D)Auto loan payment
E)Medical bills

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Q 16Q 16

Perpetuities have:
A)irregular payments but constant payment periods.
B)equal payments and an infinite life.
C)equal payments and a set number of equal payment periods.
D)less value than comparable annuities.
E)no application in today's world.

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Q 17Q 17

All else held constant, the future value of an annuity will increase if you:
A)decrease both the interest rate and the time period.
B)increase the time period.
C)decrease the present value.
D)decrease the payment amount.
E)decrease the interest rate.

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Q 18Q 18

Which one of the following features distinguishes an ordinary annuity from an annuity due?
A)Number of equal payments
B)Amount of each payment
C)Frequency of the payments
D)Annuity interest rate
E)Timing of the annuity payments

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Q 19Q 19

Which one of the following is an ordinary annuity, but not a perpetuity?
A)$75 paid at the beginning of each monthly period for 50 years
B)$15 paid at the end of each monthly period for an infinite period of time
C)$40 paid quarterly for 5 years, starting today
D)$50 paid every year for ten years, starting today
E)$25 paid weekly for 1 year, starting one week from today

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Q 20Q 20

A 30-year home mortgage is a classic example of:
A)a set of unequal cash flows.
B)an ordinary annuity.
C)a perpetuity.
D)an annuity due.
E)a consol.

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Q 21Q 21

You are comparing three investments, all of which pay $100 a month and have an interest rate of 8 percent.One is ordinary annuity, one is an annuity due, and the third investment is a perpetuity.Which one of the following statements is correct given these three investment options?
A)To be the perpetuity, the payments must occur on the first day of each monthly period.
B)The ordinary annuity would be more valuable than the annuity due if both had a life of 10 years.
C)The present value of the perpetuity has to be higher than the present value of either the ordinary annuity or the annuity due.
D)The future value of all three investments must be equal.
E)The present value of all three investments must be equal.

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Q 22Q 22

Which one of the following has the highest effective annual rate?
A)6 percent compounded annually
B)6 percent compounded semiannually
C)6 percent compounded quarterly
D)6 percent compounded daily
E)6 percent compounded every 2 years

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Q 23Q 23

Assume all else is equal.When comparing savings accounts, you should select the account that has the:
A)lowest annual percentage rate.
B)highest annual percent rate.
C)highest stated rate.
D)lowest effective annual rate.
E)highest effective annual rate.

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Q 24Q 24

A credit card has an annual percentage rate of 12.9 percent and charges interest monthly.The effective annual rate on this account:
A)will be less than 12.9 percent.
B)can either be less than or equal to 12.9 percent.
C)is 12.9 percent.
D)can either be greater than or equal to 12.9 percent.
E)will be greater than 12.9 percent.

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Q 25Q 25

Which one of the following statements is correct?
A)The APR is equal to the EAR for a loan that charges interest monthly.
B)The EAR is always greater than the APR.
C)The APR on a monthly loan is equal to (1 + monthly interest rate)

^{12}- 1. D)The APR is the best measure of the actual rate you are paying on a loan. E)The EAR, rather than the APR, should be used to compare both investment and loan options.Free

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Q 26Q 26

A loan has an APR of 8.5 percent and an EAR of 8.5 percent.Given this, the loan must:
A)have a one-year term.
B)have a zero percent interest rate.
C)charge interest annually.
D)must be partially amortized with each loan payment.
E)require the accrued interest be paid in full with each monthly payment.

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Q 27Q 27

Scott borrowed $2,500 today at an APR of 7.4 percent.The loan agreement requires him to repay $2,685 in one lump sum payment one year from now.This type of loan is referred to as a(n):
A)interest-only loan.
B)pure discount loan.
C)quoted rate loan.
D)compound interest loan.
E)amortized loan.

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Q 28Q 28

Cindy is taking out a loan today.The cash amount that she is receiving is equal to the present value of the lump sum payment that she will be required to pay two years from today.Which type of loan is this?
A)Principal-only
B)Amortized
C)Interest-only
D)Compound
E)Pure discount

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Q 29Q 29

Travis borrowed $10,000 four years ago at an annual interest rate of 7 percent.The loan term is six years.Since he borrowed the money, Travis has been making annual payments of $700 to the bank.Which type of loan does he have?
A)Interest-only
B)Pure discount
C)Compound
D)Amortized
E)Complex

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Q 30Q 30

Letitia borrowed $6,000 from her bank two years ago.The loan term is four years.Each year, she must repay the bank $1,500 plus the annual interest.Which type of loan does she have?
A)Amortized
B)Blended discount
C)Interest-only
D)Pure discount
E)Complex

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Q 31Q 31

Bill just financed a used car through his credit union.His loan requires payments of $275 a month for five years.Assuming that all payments are paid on time, his last payment will pay off the loan in full.What type of loan does Bill have?
A)Amortized
B)Complex
C)Pure discount
D)Lump sum
E)Interest-only

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Q 32Q 32

You just borrowed $3,000 from your bank and agreed to repay the interest on an annual basis and the principal at the end of three years.What type of loan did you obtain?
A)Interest-only
B)Amortized
C)Perpetual
D)Pure discount
E)Lump sum

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Q 33Q 33

Krystal plans to save $500 at the end of Year 1, $600 at the end of Year 2, and $800 at the end of Year 3.If she earns 2.8 percent on her savings, how much money will she have saved at the end of Year 3?
A)$1,676.51
B)$1,714.97
C)$1,945.19
D)$1,785.66
E)$1,878.69

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Q 34Q 34

Moonlight Industries just signed a sales contract with a new customer.JK will receive annual payments in the amount of $50,000, $96,000, $123,000, and $138,000 at the end of Years 1 to 4, respectively.What is this contract worth at the end of Year 4 if the firm earns 3.75 percent on its savings?
A)$ 443,571.88
B)$ 348,457.72
C)$ 431,417.66D.$ 412,264.53
E)$ 424,786.07

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Q 35Q 35

Oakville Trucking just signed a $5.0 million contract.The contract calls for a payment of $1.25 million today, $1.75 million one year from today, and $2.0 million two years from today.What is this contract worth today at a discount rate of 7.25 percent?
A)$4,923,275.74
B)$4,620,444.63
C)$3,247,628.58
D)$4.341,851.15
E)$4,342,468.17

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Q 36Q 36

Tiger Trucking Company is considering a project that will produce cash inflows of $18,000 at the end of Year 1, $32,000 in Year 2, and $45,000 in Year 3.What is the present value of these cash inflows at a discount rate of 9 percent?
A)$65,615.21
B)$70,181.89
C)$78.195.78
D)$78,485.76
E)$87,112.15

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Q 37Q 37

Chandler Tire Co.is trying to decide which one of two projects it should accept.Both projects have the same start-up costs.Project 1 will produce annual cash flows of $52,000 a year for six years.Project 2 will produce cash flows of $48,000 a year for eight years.The company requires a 15 percent rate of return.Which project should the company select and why?
A)Project 1, because the annual cash flows are greater by $4,000 than those of Project 2
B)Project 1, because the present value of its cash inflows exceeds those of Project 2 by $14,211.62
C)Project 2, because the total cash inflows are $72,000 greater than those of Project 1
D)Project 2, because the present value of the cash inflows exceeds those of Project 1 by $18,598.33
E)It does not matter as both projects have almost identical present values.

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Q 38Q 38

Jorge is considering an investment that will pay $4,650 a year for five years, starting one year from today.What is the maximum amount he should pay for this investment if he desires a rate of return of 9.0 percent?
A)$17,736.81
B)$18,566.10
C)$15,064.70
D)$18,086.88
E)$20,859.52

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Q 39Q 39

How much money does Yvette need to have in her retirement savings account today if she wishes to withdraw $36,000 a year for 30 years? She expects to earn an average rate of return of 8.25 percent.(
A)$393,388.77
B)$405,280.20
C)$339,752,80
D)$354,049.89
E)$395,904.99

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Q 40Q 40

The manager of Steve's Audio has approved Daisy's application for 24 months of credit with maximum monthly payments of $45.If the APR is 19.2 percent, what is the maximum initial purchase that Daisy can buy on credit?
A)$501.36
B)$1,024.35
C)$890.99
D)$980.99
E)$1,134.57

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Q 41Q 41

Postal Express is considering the purchase of a new sorting machine.The sales quote consists of quarterly payments of $37,200 for five years at 7.6 percent interest.What is the purchase price?
A)$621,380.92
B)$614,184.40
C)$687,418.22
D)$774,311.28
E)$836,267.35

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Q 42Q 42

You want to purchase a new condominium that costs $325,000.Your plan is to pay 20 percent down in cash and finance the balance over 15 years at 4.1 percent.What will be your monthly mortgage payment including principal and interest?
A)$1,936.24
B)$2,185.56
C)$2,560.39
D)$2,420.30
E)$2,258.34

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Q 43Q 43

Today, you are purchasing a 15-year, 6.5 percent annuity at a cost of $36,500.The annuity will pay annual payments starting one year from today.What is the amount of each payment?
A)$4,177.59
B)$3,881.88
C)$2,420.91
D)$3,679.71
E)$4,874.70

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Q 44Q 44

Varian wants to have $500,000 in an investment account six years from now.The account will pay .58 percent interest per month.If he saves money every month, starting one month from now, how much will he have to save each month to reach his goal?
A)$5,614.90
B)$6,049.86
C)$5,391.05
D)$5,053.86
E)$5,360.94

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Q 45Q 45

Max's Kennels spent $220,000 to refurbish its current facility.The firm borrowed 60 percent of the refurbishment cost at 5.95 percent interest for six years.What is the amount of each monthly payment?
A)$1,985.25
B)$2,205.36
C)$2,356.23
D)$2,184.51
E)$1,895.32

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Q 46Q 46

Your grandfather started his own business 52 years ago.He opened an investment account at the end of his third month of business and contributed $x.Every three months since then, he faithfully saved another $x.His savings account has earned an average rate of 5.73 percent annually.Today, his account is valued at $289,209.11.How much did your grandfather save every three months assuming he saved the same amount each time?
A)$284.02
B)$328.67
C)$331.09
D)$226.78
E)$262.25

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Q 47Q 47

Industrial Tools owes you $38,600.This amount is seriously delinquent so you have offered to accept weekly payments for one year at an interest rate of 3 percent to settle this debt in full.What is the amount of each payment?
A)$829.90
B)$818.11
C)$609.18
D)$599.04
E)$753.71

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Q 48Q 48

Forni's Furniture is offering a bedroom suite for $2,700.The credit terms are 60 months at $73.00 per month.What is the interest rate on this offer?
A)20.97 percent
B)20.05 percent
C)19.26 percent
D)21.75 percent
E)1.75 percent

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Q 49Q 49

RB Farworth will pay you $2,500 a year for 15 years in exchange for $25,000 today.What interest rate will you earn on this annuity?
A)6.23 percent
B)35.56percent
C)7.46 percent
D)4.23 percent
E)4.56 percent

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Q 50Q 50

London Motors will sell a $24,000 car for $335 per month for 60 months.What is the interest rate?
A)8.95percent
B)7.15 percent
C)6.90 percent
D)9.17.59percent
E)6.77 percent

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Q 51Q 51

You have just won the lottery! You can either receive $183,555 per year for 20 years or $2,300,000 as a lump sum payment today.What is the interest rate on the annuity option?
A)4.94 percent
B)3.98 percent
C)5.50 percent
D)4.75percent
E)4.25 percent

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Q 52Q 52

Recently, you needed money and agreed to sell a car you had inherited at a price of $55,000, to be paid in monthly payments of $1,500 for 42 months.What interest rate did you charge for financing the sale?
A)7.25 percent
B)6.50 percent
C)6.84 percent
D)7.78 percent
E)8.33 percent

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Q 53Q 53

Lionheart Trucking recently purchased a new truck costing $178,000.The firm financed this purchase at 6.6 percent interest with monthly payments of $2,400.How many years will it take the firm to pay off this debt?
A)8.95 years
B)6.89 years
C)9.26 years
D)8.83years
E)7.96 years

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Q 54Q 54

Cromwell is acquiring some land for $1,200,000 in exchange for semiannual payments of $75,000 at an interest rate of 6.35 percent.How many years will it take Cromwell to pay for this purchase?
A)11.00 years
B)12.00 years
C)11.35 years
D)10.47 years
E)11.80 years

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Q 55Q 55

So you can retire early, you have decided to start saving $500 a month starting one month from now.You plan to retire as soon as you can accumulate $1 million.If you can earn 5 percent on your savings, how many years will it be before you can retire?
A)33.39 years
B)42.87 years
C)44.76 years
D)44.71 years
E)33.87 years

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Q 56Q 56

Jake owes $3,990 on a credit card with an APR of 13.9 percent.How much more will it cost him to pay off this balance if he makes monthly payments of $50 rather than $60? Assume he does not charge any further purchases.
A)$2,409
B)$2,811
C)$1,648
D)$1,018
E)$3,545

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Q 57Q 57

You owe $6,800on a car loan that has an interest rate of 6.75 percent and monthly payments of $310.You lost your job and your new job pays less, so your lender just agreed to lower the monthly payments to $225 while keeping the interest rate at 6.75 percent.How much longer will it take you to repay this loan than you had originally planned?
A)10.50 months
B)11.47 months
C)9.74 months
D)12.19 months
E)18.90 months

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Q 58Q 58

Karley's setting aside $32,000 each quarter, starting today, for the next three years for an expansion project.How much money will the firm have at the end of the three years if it can earn an average of 5.45 percent on its savings?
A)$428,409.29
B)$414,123.86
C)$390,411.20
D)$419,766.30
E)$362,009.14

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Q 59Q 59

Janice plans to save $80 a month, starting today, for 20 years.Kate plans to save $80 a month for 20 years, starting one month from today.Both Janice and Kate expect to earn an average return of 5.5 percent on their savings.At the end of the 20 years, Janice will have approximately _____ more than Janice.
A)$159.73
B)$66.67
C)$0
D)$78.14
E)$189.12

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Q 60Q 60

What is the future value of $25 a week for 40 years at 8.5 percent interest? Assume the first payment occurs at the end of this week.
A)$441,710.03
B)$414,361.08
C)$469,727.15
D)$350,003.14
E)$335,221.18

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Q 61Q 61

At the end of this month, Les will start saving $200 a month for retirement through his company's retirement plan.His employer will contribute an additional $.50 for every $1.00 that he saves.If he is employed by this firm for 30 more years and earns an average of 8.25 percent on his retirement savings, how much will he have in his retirement account 30 years from now?
A)$589,406.19
B)$401,005.25
C)$540,311.67
D)$470,465.70
E)$503,289.01

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Q 62Q 62

Freya plans to invest $3,200 a year for 25 years starting at the end of this year.How much will this investment be worth at the end of the 25years if she earns an average annual rate of return of 8.2 percent?
A)$2 63,837.69
B)$ 381,324.92
C)$ 245,897,34
D)$ 219,672.01
E)$ 240,885.11

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Q 63Q 63

Kristina started setting aside funds three years ago to save for a down payment on a house.She has saved $900 each quarter and earned an average rate of return of 4.8 percent.How much money does she currently have saved?
A)$11,542.10
B)$12,388.19
C)$15,209.80
D)$15,366.67
E)$16,023.13

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Q 64Q 64

Uptown Insurance offers an annuity due with semiannual payments for 25 years at 6 percent interest.The annuity costs $200,000 today.What is the amount of each annuity payment?
A)$7,546.70
B)$7,600.00
C)$7,773.10
D)$7,800.00
E)$7,856.25

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Q 65Q 65

Leann will receive $ 95,000 a year for 7years, starting today.If the rate of return is 6.8 percent, what are these payments worth today?
A)$568,346.72
B)$531,019.80
C)$ 550,630.68
D)$564,009.27
E)$518,571,80

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Q 66Q 66

You plan to save $200 a month for the next 24 years and hope to earn an average rate of return of 10.6 percent.How much more will you have at the end of the 24 years if you invest your money at the beginning rather than the end of each month?
A)$1,911.29
B)$1,807.70
C)$2,238.87
D)$2,317.82
E)$2,707.27

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Q 67Q 67

A local magazine is offering a $5,000 grand prize to one lucky winner.The prize will be paid in five annual payments of $1,000 each, starting one year after the drawing.How much would this prize be worth to you if you can earn 8 percent on your money?
A)$ 4,823.45
B)$ 4,622.88
C)$ 3,992.71
D)$ 4,312.13
E)$ 3,312.13

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Q 68Q 68

A preferred stock pays an annual dividend of $2.95.What is one share of this stock worth to you today if you require a rate of return of 8.2 percent?
A)$ 51.21
B)$ 33.03
C)$ 38.00
D)$ 35.98
E)$ 33.49

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Q 69Q 69

You would like to establish a trust fund that would provide annual scholarships of $100,000 forever.How much would you have to deposit today in one lump sum to achieve this goal if you can earn a guaranteed 4.5 percent rate of return?
A)$1,678,342
B)$1,800,000
C)$2,413,435
D)$1,620,975
E)$2,222,222

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Q 70Q 70

Standards Life Insurance offers a perpetuity that pays annual payments of $12,000.This contract sells for $250,000 today.What is the interest rate?
A)4.80 percent
B)3.87 percent
C)4.10 percent
D)4.21 percent
E)4.39 percent

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Q 71Q 71

A preferred stock offers a rate of return of 5.45 percent and sells for $78.20? What is the annual dividend amount?
A)$4.26
B)$4.09
C)$3.53
D)$4.50
E)$3.87

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Q 72Q 72

Assume your university earns an average rate of return of 5.65 percent on its endowment funds.If a new gift permanently increases annual scholarships by $32,000, what was the amount of the gift?
A)$784,090.91
B)$485,293.05
C)$615,384.62
D)$658,929.38
E)$566,371.68

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Q 73Q 73

Kurt will receive $1,200 a month for five years from an insurance settlement.The first payment was received today.If he invests the full amount of each payment at a guaranteed 6.15 percent rate, how much will he have saved at the end of the five years?
A)$76,003.18
B)$88,219.97
C)$91,388.71
D)$84,478.33
E)$95,115.16

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Q 74Q 74

Anne plans to save $40 a week, starting next week, for ten years and earn a rate of return of 4.6 percent, compounded weekly.After the ten years, she will discontinue saving and invest her account at 6.5 percent, compounded annually.How long from now will it be before she has accumulated a total of $50,000?
A)10.32 years
B)21.14 years
C)15.08 years
D)11.14 years
E)20.32 years

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Q 75Q 75

What is the value today of $3,600 received at the end of each year for eight years if the first payment is paid at the end of Year 4 and the discount rate is 12 percent?
A)$11,694.21
B)$12,484.57
C)$12,729.12
D)$15,089.23
E)$14,429.52

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Q 76Q 76

You will receive annual payments of $800 at the end of each year for 12 years.The first payment will be received in Year 3.What is the present value of these payments if the discount rate is 7 percent?
A)$5,465.20
B)$6,018.52
C)$6,299.80
D)$5,549.96
E)$6,856.60

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Q 77Q 77

What is the effective annual rate of 8.25 percent compounded quarterly?
A)8.25 percent
B)8.49 percent
C)8.38 percent
D)8.51 percent
E)8.56 percent

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Q 78Q 78

What is the effective annual rate of 9.6 percent compounded semiannually?
A)9.71 percent
B)9.83 percent
C)9.79 percent
D)9.68 percent
E)9.92 percent

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Q 79Q 79

Round House Furniture offers credit to its customers at a rate of 1.15 percent per month.What is the effective annual rate of this credit offer?
A)14.13 percent
B)13.80 percent
C)14.41 percent
D)15.04 percent
E)14.71 percent

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Q 80Q 80

First Bank offers personal loans at 7.7 percent compounded monthly.Second Bank offers similar loans at 7.4percent compounded daily.Which one of the following statements is correct concerning these loans? Assume a 365-day year.
A)The First Bank loan has an effective rate of 7.98 percent.
B)The Second Bank loan has an effective rate of 8.01 percent.
C)The annual percentage rate for the Second Bank loans is 7.68 percent.
D)Borrowers should prefer the loans offered by First Bank.
E)Both banks offer the same effective rate.

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Q 81Q 81

What is the effective annual rate of 14.9 percent compounded quarterly?
A)14.48 percent
B)14.67 percent
C)15.23 percent
D)15.54 percent
E)15.75 percent

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Q 82Q 82

A loan that compounds interest monthly has an EAR of 14.40 percent.What is the APR?
A)13.53 percent
B)13.59 percent
C)13.96 percent
D)14.07 percent
E)14.10 percent

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Q 83Q 83

An amortized, 3-year loan has annual payments and an effective annual rate of 14.56 percent.What is the APR?
A)13.09 percent
B)13.46 percent
C)13.90 percent
D)14.56 percent
E)14.82 percent

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Q 84Q 84

Your aunt loaned you money at 1.00 percent interest per month.What is the APR of this loan?
A)11.88 percent
B)12.00 percent
C)12.16 percent
D)16.00 percent
E)16.28 percent

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Q 85Q 85

Walker's charges a daily rate of .049 percent on its store credit cards.What interest rate is the company required by law to report to potential customers? Assume each quarter has exactly 91.25 days.
A)15.98 percent
B)17.89 percent
C)16.67 percent
D)17.45 percent
E)16.65 percent

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Q 86Q 86

Dixie's Markets offers credit to its customers and charges interest of 1.2 percent per month.What is the effective annual rate?
A)15.39 percent
B)14.61 percent
C)15.10 percent
D)15.51 percent
E)15.73 percent

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Q 87Q 87

Sporting Goods charges .85 percent interest per month.What rate of interest are its credit customers actually paying?
A)11.00 percent
B)11.92 percent
C)10.26 percent
D)9.31 percent
E)10.69 percent

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Q 88Q 88

Today, you are borrowing $18,200 to purchase a car.What will be your monthly payment if the loan is for three years at 7.0 percent interest?
A)$ 608.40
B)$ 621.50
C)$ 561.96
D)$ 580.24
E)$ 600.10

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Q 89Q 89

You have an outstanding loan with an EAR of 14.61 percent.What is the APR if interest is compounded monthly?
A)13.48 percent
B)13.71 percent
C)14.60 percent
D)15.41 percent
E)15.62 percent

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Q 90Q 90

Today, you are borrowing money and must repay the lender one year from now with a lump-sum payment of $12,800.How much money are you borrowing if the interest rate is 8.45 percent, compounded monthly?
A)$12,000.00
B)$10,550.00
C)$11,766.32
D)$10,762.14
E)$11,802.67

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Q 91Q 91

E-Z Loans is offering a special on one-year loans.The company will loan you $1,500 today with no waiting and no credit check, in exchange for one payment of $2,000 one year from now.What is the APR on this loan?
A)30.63 percent
B)21.20 percent
C)25.63 percent
D)17.93 percent
E)33.33 percent

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Q 92Q 92

The Corner Bakery needs $86,000 today for remodeling.They have obtained a 2-year, pure-discount loan at an interest rate of 6.8 percent, compounded annually.How much must they repay in two years?
A)$94,064.20
B)$89,540.21
C)$90,860.00
D)$91,159.39
E)$98,093.66

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Q 93Q 93

What effective annual rate can a bank earn on an APR of 10.5 percent, compounded monthly?
A)10.50 percent
B)10.76 percent
C)11.84 percent
D)11.02 percent
E)13.08 percent

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Q 94Q 94

Hometown Builders is borrowing $195,000 today for four years.The loan is an interest-only loan with an APR of 7.65 percent.Payments are to be made annually.What is the amount of the first annual payment?
A)$14,917.50
B)$20,610.90
C)$18,029.18
D)$58,416.55
E)$63,667.50

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Q 95Q 95

Best's Fried Chicken just took out an interest-only loan of $50,000 for three years with an interest rate of 8.15 percent.Payments are to be made at the end of each year.What is the amount of the payment that will be due at the end of Year 3?
A)$19,454.21
B)$20,166.67
C)$50,000.00
D)$54,075.00
E)$52,824.60

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Q 96Q 96

The Rent-to-Own Store has a six-year, interest-only loan at 7.6 percent interest.The firm originally borrowed $115,000.How much will the firm pay in total interest over the life of the loan?
A)$32,451.13
B)$53,666.67
C)$47,500.00
D)$69,000.00
E)$52,440.00

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Q 97Q 97

Jeffries & Sons is borrowing $95,000 for four years at an APR of 7.05 percent.The principal is to be repaid in equal annual payments over the life of the loan with interest paid annually.Payments will be made at the end of each year.What is the total payment due for Year 3 of this loan?
A)$28,224.90
B)$27,098.75
C)$25,424.38
D)$30,447.50
E)$28,773.13

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Q 98Q 98

Julie is borrowing $14,950 to purchase a car.The loan terms are 48 months at 6.95 percent interest, compounded monthly.How much interest, rounded to the nearest dollar, will she pay on this loan if she pays the loan as agreed?
A)$2,338
B)$2,414
C)$1,959
D)$1,806
E)$2,217

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Q 99Q 99

The Egg House just borrowed $660,000 to build a new restaurant.The loan terms call for equal annual payments at the end of each year.The loan is for 15 years at an APR of 8.35 percent.How much of the first annual payment will be used to reduce the principal balance?
A)$21,311.62
B)$23,653.18
C)$18,211.08
D)$48,911.08
E)$51,420.90

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Q 100Q 100

Sheet Metals has an outstanding loan that calls for equal annual payments of $12,600.47 over the life of the loan.The original loan amount was $72,000 at an APR of 8.15 percent.How much of the third loan payment is interest?
A)$5,868.00
B)$4,725.89
C)$4,896.48
D)$5,009.16
E)$4,687.53

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Q 101Q 101

JK's is borrowing $132,000 for three years at an APR of 7.6 percent.The loan calls for the principal balance to be reduced by equal amounts over the life of the loan.Interest is to be paid in full each year.The payments are to be made annually at the end of each year.How much will be paid in interest over the life of this loan?
A)$10,032
B)$30,096
C)$12,840
D)$20,064
E)$18,667

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Q 102Q 102

Assume you pay $24,000 today in exchange for an annuity with monthly payments, an APR of 6.75 percent, and a life of 15 years.What is the payment amount?
A)$319.27
B)$266.67
C)$212.38
D)$203.16
E)$338.09

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Q 103Q 103

Appalachian Bank offers you a $30,000, 2-year term loan at an APR of 5.5 percent, compounded monthly.What will be your monthly loan payment?
A)$1,307.16
B)$1,250.00
C)$1,960.02
D)$1,389.20
E)$1,322.87

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Q 104Q 104

Alfa Life Insurance Co.is trying to sell you an investment policy that will pay you and your heirs $10,000 per year forever.If the guaranteed rate of return on this investment is 3.6 percent, how much will you pay for the policy?
A)$266,576.83
B)$277,777.78
C)$254,211.50
D)$267,119.02
E)$241,160.91

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Q 105Q 105

City Loans wants to earn an effective annual return on its consumer loans of 18.9 percent per year.The bank applies daily compounding.What interest rate is the firm required by law to report to potential borrowers?
A)17.47 percent
B)17.32 percent
C)17.86 percent
D)16.39 percent
E)18.90 percent

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Q 106Q 106

Compass Bank is offering an APR of.8 percent, compounded daily, on its savings accounts.If you deposit $2,500 today, how much will you have in the account in 15 years?
A)$2,567.15
B)$2,675.10
C)$2,761.32
D)$2,818.74
E)$2,890.62

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Q 107Q 107

You want to buy a new sports coupe for $84,600and the finance office at the dealership has quoted you an APR of 7.1 percent, compounded monthly, for 72 months.How much interest will you pay over the life of the loan assuming you make all payments on a timely basis?
A)$17,204
B)$16,048
C)$23,911
D)$20,686
E)$19,542

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Q 108Q 108

Assume a project will produce cash flows of $22,400, $28,700, $30,300, $10,900 at the end of Years 1 to 4, respectively.If the discount rate is 14.7 percent, what is the current value of these cash flows?
A)$69,407.19
B)$64,221.80
C)$67,721.24
D)$70,407.16
E)$71,121.03

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Q 109Q 109

You want to buy a new sports car from Roy's Cars for $51,800.The contract is in the form of a 48-month annuity due at an APR of7.8 percent, compounded monthly.What would be your monthly payment?
A)$1,251.60
B)$1,109.29
C)$1,245.70
D)$1,152.98
E)$1,084.32

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Q 110Q 110

You want to borrow $3,600 for 36 months and can afford monthly payments of $110, but no more.Assuming monthly compounding, what is the highest APR rate you can afford?
A)5.45 percent
B)5.84 percent
C)6.29 percent
D)5.78 percent
E)6.68 percent

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Q 111Q 111

Bulk Purchases just purchased a new warehouse.To finance the purchase, the firm arranged for a 25-year mortgage for 80 percent of the $1,800,000 purchase price.The monthly payment is $10,800.What is the APR? The EAR?
A)7.67 percent; 7.94 percent
B)7.67 percent; 8.03 percent
C)7.72 percent; 7.94 percent
D)7.72 percent; 8.03 percent
E)7.75 percent; 8.03 percent

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Q 112Q 112

A 4-year annuity of eight $6,200 semiannual payments will begin 6 years from now, with the first payment coming 6.5 years from now.If the discount rate is 7 percent, compounded semiannually, what is the value of this annuity 4 years from now?
A)$37,139.58
B)$38,399.20
C)$40,687.14
D)$41,811.67
E)$42,618.52

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Q 113Q 113

Given an interest rate of 9.3 percent per year, what is the value at t = 6 of a perpetual stream of $1,000 annual payments that begin t =21?
A)$2,412.02
B)$ 3.096.24
C)$ 3,384.19
D)$ 2,832.79
E)$1,273.43

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Q 114Q 114

Assume you can save $8,500 at the end of Year 2, $9,300 at the end of Year 3, and $7,100 at the end of Year 6.If today is Year 0, what is the future value of your savings 10 years from now if the rate of return is 7.8 percent annually?
A)$35,211.57
B)$37,235.16
C)$40,822.55
D)$42,321.68
E)$44,564.54

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Q 115Q 115

George is considering an investment that will pay $3,250 a year for eight years, starting one year from today.What is the maximum amount he should pay for this investment if he desires a rate of return of 8.0 percent?
A)$17,736.81
B)$18,566.10
C)$16,920.70
D)$18,676.58
E)$20,302.39

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Q 116Q 116

How much money does Yvonne need to have in her retirement savings account today if she wishes to withdraw $54,000 a year for 25 years? She expects to earn an average rate of return of 8.0 percent.
A)$607,920.30
B)$405,280.20
C)$480,364.93
D)$527,385.93
E)$576,437.91

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Q 117Q 117

Roberto can afford car payments of $450 per month for 4 years.If the interest rate is 5.3 percent, how much money can he afford to borrow?
A)$7,778.74
B)$24,736.49
C)$19,540.33
D)$19,425.49
E)$23,673.02

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Q 118Q 118

The manager of Furniture For Less has approved Mac's application for 36 months of credit with maximum monthly payments of $32.If the APR is 20.2 percent, what is the maximum initial purchase that Mac can buy on credit?
A)$627.53
B)$1,047.91
C)$858.70
D)$870.58
E)$617.19

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Q 119Q 119

You want to purchase a new condominium that costs $285,000.Your plan is to pay 30 percent down in cash and finance the balance over 30 years at 5.2 percent.What will be your monthly mortgage payment including principal and interest?
A)$1,095.48
B)$1,598.50
C)$1,076.96
D)$1,564,97
E)$1,258.34

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Q 120Q 120

Today, you are purchasing a 10-year, 4.8 percent annuity at a cost of $50,000.The annuity will pay annual payments starting one year from today.What is the amount of each payment?
A)$13,619.19
B)$6,412.49
C)$13,189.57
D)$6,679.71
E)$6,874.70

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Q 121Q 121

Antonio wants to have $230,000 in an investment account ten years from now.The account will pay .42 percent interest per month.If he saves money every month, starting one month from now, how much will he have to save each month to reach his goal?
A)$1,478.01
B)$1,049.86
C)$1,391.05
D)$1,053.86
E)$1,360.94

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Q 122Q 122

Oscar's Kennels spent $130,000 to refurbish its current facility.The firm borrowed 70 percent of the refurbishment cost at 4.5 percent interest for five years.What is the amount of each monthly payment?
A)$1,985.25
B)$1,444.54
C)$2,423.59
D)$1,696.51
E)$1,895.32

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