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Frederick Banks' Donation

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Frederick Banks is planning to donate \$12 million a year in perpetuity to support an association committed to helping families in need in Uganda. Although the CEO of the association appreciates Mr. Banks' generous gift, he mentions that a \$12 million gift will only be adequate for the next year. After that salaries and other operating costs will grow 3% a year. The interest rate is 6%.

How much should Mr. Banks donate today to take into consideration the growing needs of the association?

A

$412 million

B

$400 million

C

$206 million

D

$200 million