   Chapter A3, Problem 1CE ### Cornerstones of Financial Accounti...

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Section ### Cornerstones of Financial Accounti...

4th Edition
Jay Rich + 1 other
ISBN: 9781337690881
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# Explain How Compound Interest WorksJim Emig has 56,000Required:Calculate the future value of the S6.000 at 12% compounded quarterly for 5 years. (Note: Round answers to two decimal places.)

To determine

Concept introduction:

Time value of money:

Time value of money is the concept that differentiates the value of money received today and the value of same money received in future. According to this concept, the same amount of money to be received in future shall have lower present value (value of the money today) due to the interest that could be earned on that money.

To calculate:

The future value.

Explanation

The future value is calculated as follows:

 Present value \$ 6,000 Quarterly return % (12%/4) 3% Number of Quarters of ...

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