# finance for decision makers

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After 20 years, 100 shares of stock originally purchased for \$1000 was sold for \$5,000. What was the yield on the investment? Choose the closest answer.
a) 19%
b) 5%
c) 12.7%
d) 8%

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final =initial(1+i)^t
5=(1+i)^20
log5=20log(1+i)
.0349=log(1+i)
1.08=1+i

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