# Mathematics - Percentage of present and future interest rates

Future value calculation Without referring to tables or to the preprogrammed function on your financial calculator, use the basic formula for future value along with the given interest rate, i, and the number of periods, n, to calculate the future value interest factor in each of the cases shown in the following table.

Compare the calculated value to the value in Appendix Table A-1.

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Case Interest rate, i Number of periods, n

A 12% 2

B 6% 3

C 9% 2

D 3% 4

Present value calculation Without referring to tables or to the preprogrammed function on your financial calculator, use the basic formula for present value, along with the given opportunity cost, i, and the number of periods, n, to calculate the present value interest factor in each of the cases shown in the accompanying table. Compare the calculated value to the table value.

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Case cost Opportunity Cost, i Number of periods, n

A 2% 4

B 10% 2

C 5% 3

D 13% 2

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#### Solution Summary

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