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Posted by **baby** on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 6:05pm.

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**~christina~**, Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 6:13pm10,000 x .10 = 1000 interest a year

5 years x 1000= $5000

10,000 + 5000 = $15,000

(If you didn't spend any of the 10,000 of course lol.

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**Ms. Sue**, Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 7:29pmChristina's answer doesn't take into account that you'll be paid interest on the interest.

After the first year, you'll have $11,000 in your account -- $10,000 + 1,000.

The second year:

11,000 x .1 = 1,100

11,000 + 1,100 = 12,100

The third year:

12,100 x .1 = 1,210

12,100 + 1,210 = 13,310

Fourth year:

13,310 x .1 = 1,331

13,310 + 1,331 = 14,641

14,641 x .1 = 1,644.1

14,641 + 1,644.1 = $16,285.10

It looks like at the end of 5 years, you'll have $16,285.10 in your account. Check my figures.

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