Explain why the amount of interest earned increases

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Unformatted text preview: paying 9% annual interest either today or exactly 10 years from today. How much better off will you be at the end of 40 years if you decide to make the initial deposit today rather than 10 years from today? LG2 4–8 Single-payment loan repayment A person borrows $200 to be repaid in 8 years with 14% annually compounded interest. The loan may be repaid at the end of any earlier year with no prepayment penalty. a. What amount will be due if the loan is repaid at the end of year 1? b. What is the repayment at the end of year 4? c. What amount is due at the end of the eighth year? LG2 4–9 Present value calculation Without referring to tables or to the preprogrammed function on your financial calculator, use the basic formula for present value, along with the given opportunity cost, i, and the number of periods, n, to calculate the present value interest factor in each of the cases shown in the accompanying table. Compare the calculated value to the table value. 174 PART 2 Important Financial Concepts Case Opportunity cost, i A Number of p...
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