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Question;1. Your finance text book sold 47,500 copies in its first year. The;publishing company expects the sales to grow at a rate of 15.0 percent;for the next three years, and by 8.0 percent in the fourth year.;Calculate the total number of copies that the publisher expects to sell;in year 3 and 4. (If you solve this problem with algebra round;intermediate calculations to 6 decimal places, in all cases round your;final answers to the nearest whole number.)2.) Find the present value of $4,900 under each of the following rates and periodsa. 8.9 percent compounded monthly for five years.b. 6.6 percent compounded quarterly for eight years.c. 4.3 percent compounded daily for four years.d. 5.7 percent compounded continuously for three years.3.)Trigen;Corp. management will invest cash flows of $590,790, $345,693;$1,384,465, $818,400, $1,239,644, and $1,617,848 in research and;development over the next six years. If the appropriate interest rate is;6.8 percent, what is the future value of these investment cash flows;six years from today? (Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25.)4.)You;wrote a piece of software that does a better job of allowing computers;to network than any other program designed for this purpose. A large;networking company wants to incorporate your software into their systems;and is offering to pay you $523,000 today, plus $523,000 at the end of;each of the following six years for permission to do this. If the;appropriate interest rate is 6 percent, what is the present value of the;cash flow stream that the company is offering you? (Round answer to the;nearest whole dollar, e.g. 5,275.)5)Barbara is considering;investing in a stock and is aware that the return on that investment is;particularly sensitive to how the economy is performing. Her analysis;suggests that four states of the economy can affect the return on the;investment. Using the table of returns and probabilities below, findBoom 0.3 25.00%Good 0.2 15.00%Level 0.4 10.00%Slump 0.1 -5.00%What is the expected return on Barbara?s investment? (Round answer to 3 decimal places, e.g. 0.076.)6)Trevor;Price bought 10-year bonds issued by Harvest Foods five years ago for;$976.24. The bonds make semiannual coupon payments at a rate of 8.4;percent. If the current price of the bonds is $1,099.84, what is the;yield that Trevor would earn by selling the bonds today? (Round;intermediate calculations to 4 decimal places, e.g. 1.2514 and final;answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25%.)7)The First Bank of;Ellicott City has issued perpetual preferred stock with a $100 par;value. The bank pays a quarterly dividend of $1.65 on this stock. What;is the current price of this preferred stock given a required rate of;return of 11.5 percent? (Round answer to 2 decimal places, e.g. 15.25.)

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