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### What is a discount?

I am learning some financial terms and am having trouble understanding what a discount $d$ is. Numerically, I understand that it is defined as $\frac{i}{1+i}$ but I do not intuitively understand what ...
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### Master in financial mathematics or actuarial science?

I study mathematics and want to study a master degree in Europe that allows me to develop in a different teaching (at least for now) workforce. I am interested in financial mathematics but I've also ...
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### Annuity-due and Perpetuity-immediate [closed]

Please ! Help me out. This is the question. Adrian receives a 60-year annuity-due. The annual payments are 3000 during the first 20 years and 6000 during the next forty years. Norlan receives a ...
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### The Basics of Annuity Theory [closed]

Lorena borrows 12,000 and the loan is governed by compound interest of 6% annually. Lorena agrees to pay the loan by three equally spaced payments of 5,000. If Lorena borrows the money on October 1, ...
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### simple interest rate to product of interest rates

Which simple interest rate over six years is closest to being equivalent to the following: an effective rate of discount of 3% for the first year, an effective rate of discount of 6% for the second ...
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### Present Value Cash Flow Questions - Discounting

At an annual effective interest rate of i, i > 0 all the following are equal: i. the present value of 10,000 at the end of 6 years ii. the sum of the present values of 6000 at the end ...
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### Converting an Annuity due to Annuity immediate

I'm working on the following problem at the moment while preparing for an exam. Find the present value of payments of 200 every six months starting immediately and continuing through four years from ...