# A 10-year, $1,000 par value bond makes three types of payments over a 10-year period.In all years

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## Question:

A 10-year, $1,000 par value bond makes three types of payments over a 10-year period. In all years the bond's YTM (r) has an annual 7.5%. Compounding for the 10 years is semi-annual.

Years 1 - 5: Bond pays an 8% coupon with semi-annual payments.

Years 6 - 10: Bond pays an 10% coupon with semi-annual payments.

Year 10: After 10 years you receive the par value, which is $1,000. There is only one par payment during the life of the bond.

**What is the price of this bond today? **

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## Intermediate Financial Management

ISBN: 978-1111530266

11th edition

Authors: Eugene F. Brigham, Phillip R. Daves