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Posted by **distressed** on Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 6:18pm.

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**MathMate**, Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 9:48pmSplit the problem in two parts, 25 years and 18 years.

The interest rate is known for the first part (7% p.a. or per month?) and compounded monthly. So the future value after 25 years is determined, say A.

Assuming A<400,000=target, subtract

remaining future value B=400,000-A and calculate deposit required for 18 remaining years at the given interest rate.

For the second part, the future value after (a further) 18 years is known,

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**guru**, Saturday, April 30, 2011 at 11:37pmSuppose a state lottery prize of $2 million is to be paid in 20 payments of $100,000 each at the end of each of the next 20 years. If money is worth 9%, compounded annually, what is the present value of the prize?

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**MathMate**, Sunday, May 1, 2011 at 12:23amGuru, please send a new post.

Piggybacking can confuse the original poster or readers. Thank you.

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