Chapter 5, Problem 2P

### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250

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### Fundamentals of Financial Manageme...

15th Edition
Eugene F. Brigham + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337395250
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# PRESENT VALUE What is the present value of a security that will pay $29,000 in 20 years if securities of equal risk pay 5% annually? Summary Introduction To determine: The present value of the security. Introduction: Present Value of Annuity: The present value of annuity refers to that value which is the current value and on which the future value of annuity is determined. The calculation of the future value depends on the present value which is calculated on a discounted rate. Explanation Given, The future value is$29,000

The interest rate is 5% paid annually

The time period is 20 years.

Present value:

The formula to calculate the present value:

PV=FV(1+I)N

Where,

• PV is the present value.
• FV is the future value.
• I is the interest rate.
• N is the time period.

Substitute \$29,000 for FV, 5% for I, and 20 years for N in the above formula

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