WileyPLUS Assignment Week 5 Assignment
5.17 Growth rate: Your finance textbook sold 53,250 copies in its first year. The publishing company expects the sales to grow at a rate of 20 percent each year for the next three years and by 10 percent in the fourth year. Calculate the total number of copies that the publisher expects to sell in years 3 and 4. Draw a time line to show the sales level for each of the next four years.
Year 3: 92,016
Year 4: 101,218
53,250 63,900 76,680 92,016 101,218
+20% +20% +20% +10%
5.21 Multiple compounding periods: Find the present ...view middle of the document...
4 | 818,400.00 | 932,612.84 |
5 | 1,239,644.00 | 1,323,319.97 |
6 | 1,617,848.00 | 1,617,848.00 |
| Total: | 5,391,977.89 |
6.27 Present value of an annuity due: You wrote a piece of soft ware that does a better job of allowing computers to network than any other program designed for this purpose. A large networking company wants to incorporate your soft ware into their systems and is offering to pay you $500,000 today, plus $500,000 at the end of each of the following six years for permission to do this. If the appropriate interest rate is 6 percent, what is the present value of the cash flow stream that the company is offering you?
Function: PV = Payment ( ( 1 – (1 + k) –n) / k)
Payment = 500,000
k = interest rate (6%)
n = number of payments (6)
Then after calculating that add $500,000 for the initial payment.
7.16 Calculating the variance and standard deviation: Barbara is considering investing in a
stock and is aware that the return on that investment is particularly sensitive to how the economy
is performing. Her analysis suggests that four states of the economy can affect the return on the
investment. Using the table of...