# Questions tagged [homework]

(This tag is deprecated and should not be used) Homework means the question is requesting help with school homework. This lets potential answerers know that they SHOULD guide the student in solving the problem, and SHOULD NOT simply show the complete answer.

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### Help with NPV question

Consider two options to buy equipment for your emergency department. You are given the choice to pay \$15,000 in cash now, or pay zero upfront, but make four payments of \$5,000. If the cost of ...
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### Simple problem: how much cash was collected from customers? [closed]

Our professor posted this practice exam question, and I'm having trouble understanding why the answer key is correct: The balance in Accounts Receivable was \$650,000 at the beginning of the year ...
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### Selling bonds before full maturity but after some coupons have been paid out

I'm currently working on the following practice problem and I'm not really sure where I'm going wrong... "Some time ago you bought a bond issued by Mazota cars. The bond when issued had 10 ...
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### Calculating Annuities With Different Compounding Rate

I'm currently working on a homework problem where you lend a friend \$40k and they pay you back in "6 equal annual installments commencing in exactly one year". What's tricky about this question is I ...
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### Present Value with annual effective interest question about theory [closed]

Say Brian is saving up for college by placing 600\$ at the end of every month into an account earning 4% annual effective interest. Calculate the present value of these payments if he deposits money ...
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### Compounded and Simple Interest Rates

Suppose we have a loan worth 10000 that is being repaid late as a lump sum on a given day 30 days after the due date. Suppose the original interest rate is 5% so that the amount owed before late ...
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### Calculating accumulated value of an annuity with changing payments?

In a series of 40 payments the first 10 payments are 10 each, the second 10 payments are 20 each, the third 10 payments are 30 each, and the final 10 payments are 40 each. The payments are equally ...
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### Net Present Value (NPV) Question?

i hope i'm right here for asking. I'm a little stuck with this question any help is appreciated You have invested 5 million Euro in a wind turbine and expect an annual return of 600,000 Euro (6000 ...
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### Choosing between two car deals on the same car - NPV

This is basic question, but I have starred myself blind on it - I am stuck. I am not sure which formulae I should use. Here is the story. I am looking to buy a car. I have found two dealerships ...
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### Annuities of a non-annual time span

I am having trouble answering this question with any confidence and have no way to check my answer. I was hoping for a walk-through? I plan to save \$100 at the START of each month for the next two ...
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### Why are big companies like Apple or Google not included in the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJIA) index?

I'm taking an investing and personal finance class in school. I was assigned to ask someone who knows about the stock market why big companies like Apple and Google aren't included the Dow Jones ...
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### PV homework question

I need some help with this homework problem, would appreciate it. You estimate that by the time you retire in 35 years, you will have accumulated savings of \$2 million. If the interest rate is 8% and ...
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### How to find out the amount of preferred stock of Coca Cola Company?

I am having trouble finding out how many shares of preferred stock of Coca Cola Company are there. Is this information public? How to find the value of preferred stock? Is it the same as the value of ...
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