Your grandmother has offered to give you $1,000 per year
for the next 10 years. What is the present value of this 10-year, $1,000
annuity discounted back to the present at 5 percent? Try to solve this
using the mathematical formula, a financial calculator, and an Excel
spreadsheet... or any two of the 3 mentioned. Post your answer here with
an explanation of how each method was different.