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# Janet Woo decided to retire to Florida in 6 years. What amount should Janet invest today so she can withdraw $51,500 at the end of each year for 20 years after she retires? Assume Janet can invest money at 6% compounded annually. (Use the Table 13.2 and Table 12.3.) Present value ??

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Answer:$293,562.707Step-by-step explanation:As for the provided details we know,Janet needs $51,500 from end of 7th year for upcoming 20 years.The present value of 20 installments of $51,500 shall be @ 6% from year 7 to year 8.0858 Thus total value = $51,500 [tex]\times[/tex] 8.0858 = $416,418.7Now the compound interest factor for 6 year @ 6 % = 1.4185Thus, value to be invested today = $416,418.70/1.4185 = $293,562.707As this when compounded annually will provide the balance as required at the end of 6 years.