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    Sally Brown died, leaving to her husband Linus an insurance

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    Sally Brown died, leaving to her husband Linus an insurance policy contract that provides that the beneficiary (Linus) can choose any one of the following four options.

    $55,000 immediate cash.
    $3,700 every 3 months payable at the end of each quarter for 5 years.
    $18,000 immediate cash and $1,600 every 3 months for 10 years, payable at the beginning of each 3-month period.
    $4,000 every 3 months for 3 years and $1,200 each quarter for the following 25 quarters, all payments payable at the end of each quarter.

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    If money is worth 2½% per quarter, compounded quarterly, which option would you recommend that Linus exercise?

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