Several years ago, The Wall Street Journal reported that the winner of the Massachusetts State
Lottery prize had the misfortune to be both bankrupt and in prison for fraud. The balance of the
prize was $9,420,713, to be paid in 19 equal annual installments (There were 20 installments,
but the winner had already received the first payment). The bankruptcy court judge ruled that the
prize should be sold off to the highest bidder and the proceeds to be paid to the creditors.
(a) If the interest rate was 8%, how much would you have been prepared to bid for the prize?
(b) Enhance Reinsurance Company was reported to have offered $4.2 million. Find the return
that the company was looking for.
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