Question: The State Pension System wants to sell a 20 year

The State Pension System wants to sell a 20- year original maturity General Industries’ bond that it purchased 10 years ago. The bond pays interest twice each year. The par value of the bond is $ 100,000,000. The coupon rate is 8.6 percent. If the current market interest rate is 4.5 percent and there are exactly 10 years left until maturity, how much will the pension plan be paid for the bond? (Be sure to show all of your work, including the factors you used to deter-mine the value of the bond.)
A. Solve using a spreadsheet program such as Excel.
B. Solve using a financial calculator.

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