Posted by tisha on Wednesday, August 22, 2012 at 1:09am.
Find the future value of $10,000 invested now after five years if the annual interest rate is 8 percent.
a. What would be the future value if the interest rate is a simple interest rate?
b. What would be the future value if the interest rate is a compound interest rate?

Finance  Henry, Friday, August 24, 2012 at 12:15pm
a. P = Po + Po*r*t.
P = 10000 + 10000*0.08*5 = $14,000.
b. Compounded annually?
P = Po(1+r)^n.
P = 10,000(1.08)^5 = $14,693.28.
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