algebra

posted by .

Suppose a retiree wants to buy an ordinary annuity that pays her $2,000 per month for 20 years. If the annuity earns interest at 3.5% interest compounded monthly, what is the present value of this annuity?

  • algebra -

    This is the same old problem. Just using different data.

    r = 1 + .035/12 = 1.0029166666

    2000 (r^240 - 1)/(r-1)
    = 2000 * 1.011702/0.00291666
    = $693,738.70

    Before posting another of these, try using the formula.

  • algebra -

    Suppose a retiree wants to buy an ordinary annuity that pays her $2,000 per month for 20 years. If the annuity earns interest at 3.5% interest compounded monthly, what is the present value of this annuity?

Respond to this Question

First Name
School Subject
Your Answer

Similar Questions

  1. math

    find the present value of ordinary annuity payments of 890 each year for 16 years at 8% compounded annually What is the amount that must be paid (Present Value) for an annuity with a periodic payment of R dollars to be made at the …
  2. math

    Suppose payments were made at the end of each month into an ordinary annuity earning interest at the rate of 6%/year compounded monthly. If the future value of the annuity after 10 yr is $55,000, what was the size of each payment?
  3. finite math

    A $1.2 million state lottery pays $5,000 at the beginning of each month for 20 years. How much money must the state actually have in hand to set up the payments for this prize if money is worth 7.7%, compounded monthly?
  4. Algebra

    Suppose a student wants to be a millionaire in 40 years. If she has an account that pays 8% interest compounded monthly, how much must she deposit each month in order to achieve her goal of having $1,000,000?
  5. algebra

    Suppose a student wants to be a millionaire in 40 years. If she has an account that pays 8% interest compounded monthly, how much must she deposit each month in order to achieve her goal of having $1,000,000?
  6. math

    Suppose payments were made at the end of each month into an ordinary annuity earning interest at the rate of 8%/year compounded monthly. If the future value of the annuity after 14 yr is $70,000, what was the size of each payment?
  7. math

    James has set up an ordinary annuity to save for his retirement in 18 years. If his monthly payments are $225 and the annuity has an annual interest rate of 8% compounded monthly, what will be the value of the annuity when he retires?
  8. Corporate Finance

    A 15-year annuity pays $1,750 per month, and payments are made at the end of each month. If the interest rate is 10 percent compounded monthly for the first seven years, and 6 percent compounded monthly thereafter, what is the present …
  9. math

    Suppose payments were made at the end of each month into an ordinary annuity earning interest at the rate of 3.5%/year compounded monthly. If the future value of the annuity after 12 years is $50,000, what was the size of each payment?
  10. Finite math

    Consider the following annuity scheme: regular payments of $200 are made every two months at the end of the month (in other words, there are six equally spaced payments over the year) into an account with a nominal rate of 6% compounded …

More Similar Questions