### Calculating Returns: Calculate the average return for Treasury bills and the average annual inflation rate (consumer price index) for this period. Calculate the standard deviation of Treasury bill returns and inflation over this period. Calculate the average real return for Treasury bills over this period.

Calculating Returns Refer to the following table: Year T-Bill Return Inflation 1973 0.0729 0.0871 1974 0.0799 0.1234 1975 0.0587 0.0694 1976 0.0507 0.0486 1977 0.0545 0.0670 1978 0.0764 0.0902 1979 0.1056 0.1329 1980 0.1210 0.1252 Requirement 1: Calculate the average return for Treasury bills and the