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Puzzle #1: Epilogue
Puzzle #1 posed the question: given a $100,000 mortgage at 5% with monthly payments of $536.82 for 30 years, what is the average life of the principal payments? The puzzle was to be solved with just a few simple calculations. … Continue reading
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Answer to Puzzle #1
The answer to Puzzle #1 is now visible as a comment from Ron Page under the original post. Ron has provided the only correct answer so far (he’s missing a pair of parentheses, but it’s clear what he means). His … Continue reading
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Tagged Bond Math Puzzle, Finance Math Puzzle, Financial Math, Puzzle, Puzzle #1, Weighted Average Life
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Clue for Puzzle #1
For anyone who needs a little help with Puzzle #1, I placed a clue in a comment to this post. Other Posts on Puzzle #1: Puzzle #1, Answer to Puzzle #1, Puzzle #1: Epilogue Other Puzzles: Puzzle #2, Puzzle #3, … Continue reading
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Puzzle #1: Mortgage Average Life
Here is the first in a series of puzzles that might have something to do with finance or math. The first to respond with a correct answer will be recognized in The WellTempered Spreadsheet Hall of Really Smart People. First, … Continue reading
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