Financial Math Self-Evaluation Test

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1. FV is the future value of money, PV is the present value of money and i the interest rate, what is the correct formula for simple interest?


2. You deposit $1000.00 at 5% for 181 days. What is the future value you will have in the account at maturity?


3. I have a choice between two alternative investments. With equal interest rate, I decide for the investment with:


4. PV is the future value of money, PV the present value and i the interest rate and t the period, what is the correct compound interest formula?


5. Annual Percent Rate (APR) is Nominal interest rates usually quoted in terms of annual compounding. Effective Annual Rate (EAR) is the actual return earned. With intra-year compounding, what relationship exists between the two?


6. Alternative investiments can be assessed by comparing their:


7. I want to save $5,000 for my dream holiday in 4 years. My bank account pays 2% a year compounded monthly. How much money do I need to deposit today?


8. What does NPV (Net Present values) define?


9. What is the internal rate of return (IRR) of an investment that offers the following cash flows?

YearCash Flow



10. You deposit $1,000 into a savings account that pays 5% (i) interest with monthly compounding. What will be the balance in the account 5 years (t) from now?


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