180 part 2 important financial concepts end of year

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Unformatted text preview: this stream, assuming that you can at best earn 5% on your investments? c. What effect, if any, would a 7% rather than a 5% opportunity cost have on your analysis? (Explain verbally.) LG5 4–32 Changing compounding frequency Using annual, semiannual, and quarterly compounding periods, for each of the following: (1) Calculate the future value if $5,000 is initially deposited, and (2) determine the effective annual rate (EAR). a. At 12% annual interest for 5 years. b. At 16% annual interest for 6 years. c. At 20% annual interest for 10 years. LG5 4–33 Compounding frequency, future value, and effective annual rates For each of the cases in the following table: a. Calculate the future value at the end of the specified deposit period. b. Determine the effective annual rate, EAR. c. Compare the nominal annual rate, i, to the effective annual rate, EAR. What relationship exists between compounding frequency and the nominal and effective annual rates. CHAPTER 4 Time Value of Money Compounding frequency, m (times/y...
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