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# What is the total future value of the following cash flows: a.) \$10,000 invested today for...

What is the total future value of the following cash flows:

a.) \$10,000 invested today for 20 years at an annual rate of 4.7%

b.) \$25,000 invested for 6 years at 6%

c.) \$50,000 invested for 15 years at 2.8%

d.) Which of the above is the best investment? Why?

a.Present value= \$10,000

Time= 20 years

Interest rate= 4.7%

The future value is calculated with a financial calculator

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PV= -10,000; N= 20; I/Y= 4.7

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The future value is \$25,057.26.

b.Present value= \$20,000

Time= 6 years

Interest rate= 6%

The future value is calculated with the help of a financial calculator

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PV= -20,000; N= 6; I/Y= 6

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The future value is \$28,370.38.

c.Present value= \$50,000

Time= 15 years

Interest rate= 2.8%

The future value is calculated with a financial calculator

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PV= -50,000; N= 15; I/Y= 2.8

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The future value is \$75,660.07.