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I can understand in my head how to solve it I can't figure it out on paper. Help......I'm sure this will be easy for someone.
The Rental Depreciation Problem. The owner of a rental house can depreciate its value over a period of
years, meaning that the value of the house declines at an even rate over that period of time until the value
is $0.
a. By what fraction does the value of the house depreciate
the first year?
b. If the house is judged to be worth $85,000, what is
the value of the first year’s depreciation

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    What period of time is used in this rental depreciation?

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    27 1/2 YEARS

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    Can anyone point me in the right direction for this equation?

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