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Juan and Rachel Burpo plan to buy a time-share in six years of $16,860. In order to have adequate funds to do so, the Burpo want to make a deposit to their money market fund today. Assume that they will be able to earn an investment rate of 5.75%, compounded annually. How much will Juan and Rachel need to deposit today to achieve their goal? (Round off to the nearest dollar.)
How do you compute the compounded annually?

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  1. P = Po(1+r)^n.

    P = $16,860.

    r = 5.75%/100 = 0.0575

    n = 1Comp./yr. * 6yrs. = 6 Compounding periods.

    Po = ?.

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  2. 12,055.22

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