# Finance calculation problems

*label*Business Finance

*timer*Asked: Dec 7th, 2013

*account_balance_wallet*$15

**Question description**

1. Your finance text book sold 52,500 copies in its first year. The publishing company expects the sales to grow at a rate of 16.0 percent for the next three years, and by 11.0 percent in the fourth year. Calculate the total number of copies that the publisher expects to sell in year 3 and 4. *(If you solve this problem with algebra round intermediate calculations to 6 decimal places, in all cases round your final answers to the nearest whole number.)*

Number of copies sold after 3 year | |

Number of copies sold in the fourth year |

2. Find the present value of $4,300 under each of the following rates and periods.

**(If you solve this problem with algebra round intermediate calculations to 6 decimal places, in all cases round your final answer to the nearest penny.)**

**a.** 8.9 percent compounded monthly for five years.

Present value |

**b.**6.6 percent compounded quarterly for eight years.

Present value |

**c.**4.3 percent compounded daily for four years.

Present value |

**d.**5.7 percent compounded continuously for three years.

Present value |

3. Trigen Corp. management will invest cash flows of $472,042, $561,961, $661,443, $818,400, $1,239,644, and $1,617,848 in research and development over the next six years. If the appropriate interest rate is 9.22 percent, what is the future value of these investment cash flows six years from today?

*(Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25.)*Future value |

*(Round answer to the nearest whole dollar, e.g. 5,275.)*Present value |

Probability | Return |

Boom | 0.4 | 25.00% |

Good | 0.3 | 15.00% |

Level | 0.1 | 10.00% |

Slump | 0.2 | -5.00% |

What is the expected return on Barbara’s investment? **(Round answer to 3 decimal places, e.g. 0.076.)**

Expected return |

**(Round intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places, e.g. 1.2514 and final answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)**Effective annual yield | % |

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**Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25.)**Current price |

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