# 211FIN Homework1 ```Principles of corporate finance revision
Questions:
Choose the right alternative
1. A business owned by a single individual is called a(n):
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corporation.
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open structure.
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partnership.
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sole proprietorship.
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2. We multiple a given future value by this in order to get its present value
equivalent.
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Present value
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Discount rate
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Discounted value
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Discount factor
3. The future value interest factor is calculated as:
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1+r–t
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(1 + rt)

(1 + r)(t)

(1 + r)t
4. Given r and t greater than zero,
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future value interest factors are less than one.
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present value interest factors are less than one.
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present value interest factors are greater than future value interest factors
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present value interest factors decrease as t grows
5. The purchase and sale of securities after the original issuance occurs in the:
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primary market.

Financial market

secondary market.

Monetary market
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Exercises:
1. 4 years ago, an account was opened with \$1200. Today, the account balance is
\$1632. If the account paid interest compounded annually. What rate of return
are you earning?
2. you put \$35,000 into a bank account earning 4%. You can't withdraw the
money until the balance has doubled. How long will you have to leave the
money in the account?
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20 years

19 years
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18 years

17 years

16 years
3. If a principal of \$800 amounts to \$1000 after five years of investment, then
what annual interest rate is being received?(compound interest)
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6.45%
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5.23%

4.01%
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4.56%
4. How long would it take \$ 600 to double in value if the simple interest rate
were 4.2% per year?
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