Alternate Quiz - Section 3-3 (Form B) - Future Value of an Annuity; Sinking Funds

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$400 is deposited at the end of each month into an ordinary annuity. If the account pays 3.8% compounded monthly, how much will be in the account after 8 years?

$44793.88

$44935.73

$3235.69

$541.85

$367,239.22

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You make annual payments of $2000 into an ordinary annuity paying 4% compounded annually. How much interest will the account earn in 3 years?

$243.20

$6243.20

$2249.73

$240

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A company establishes a sinking fund in order to buy a piece of business equipment which will cost $100,000 in 5 years. The company will deposit money quarterly into an ordinary annuity paying 4.7% compounded quarterly. How much must they deposit each quarter into the account?

$4464.67

$19535.49

$79165.46

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You can afford monthly payments of $250 into an ordinary annuity account that pays 3.5% compounded monthly. How long will it be until the account contains $10,000? (Round to the next-higher month if not exact.)

38 months

1267 months

26 months

37 months

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A person makes annual payments of $3000 into an ordinary annuity account. At the end of 5 years, the amount in the account is $15895.60. What annual nominal compounding rate has this annuity earned?

2.9%

39.58%

34.8%

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