# Flaws, Fallacies, and Flimflam: What is $100 in Three Years Worth Right Now? by Christopher Thron This article originally appeared in: College Mathematics Journal September, 2011 Subject classification(s): Applied Mathematics | Mathematical Economics | Mathematics for Business | Numbers and Computation | Arithmetic | Exponents Applicable Course(s): 2.6 Math Liberal Arts | 2.8 Business Math The author considers the effects of inflation and interest rates on computing the present value of$100 three years from now.

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