Quiz for Accounting Essays
1. Today, you turn 21. Your birthday wish is that you will be a millionaire by your 40th birthday. In an attempt to reach this goal, you decide to save $25 a day, every day until you turn 40. You open an investment account and deposit your first $25 today. What rate of return must you earn to achieve your goal?
2. Marko, Inc. is considering the purchase of ABC Co. Marko believes that ABC Co. can generate cash flows of $5,000, $9,000, and $15,000 over the next three years, respectively. After that time, Marko feels ABC will be worthless. Marko has determined that a 14% rate of return is applicable to this potential purchase. What is Marko willing to pay today to buy ABC …show more content…
B. You should accept the $189,000 today because it has the lower future value.
C. You should accept the second offer because you will receive $200,000 total.
D. You should accept the second offer because you will receive an extra $11,000.
E. You should accept the second offer because it has a present value of $194,555.42.
6. Your local travel agent is advertising an extravagant global vacation. The package deal requires that you pay $5,000 today, $15,000 one year from today, and a final payment of $25,000 on the day you leave two years from today. What is the cost of this vacation in today's dollars if the discount rate is 6%?
E. $46,518.00 7. One year ago, the Jenkins Family Fun Center deposited $3,600 in an investment account for the purpose of buying new equipment four years from today. Today, it is adding another $5,000 to this account. It plans on making a final deposit of $7,500 to the account next year. How much will be available when it is ready to buy the equipment, assuming it earns a 7% rate of return?
8. Suzette is going to receive $10,000 today as the result of an insurance settlement. In addition, she will receive $15,000 one year from today and $25,000 two years from today. She plans on saving all of this money and investing it