You own a trailer park that has an empty lot that would rent for $495. If you only get 24 months out of the trailer, how much could you pay for a trailer if you wanted to earn 20% on your money?

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Answer for 03/24/2014 problem:

(N=60,I=4.25%,PV=15,000,FV=0) PMT = $277.94

P/YR=1 (N=5,I=4.5%,PV=15,000,FV=0) PMT = $3,416.87

$277.94 * 12 = $3,335.28 – $3,416.87 = $81.59