Algebra 1: Common Core (15th Edition)

Published by Prentice Hall
ISBN 10: 0133281140
ISBN 13: 978-0-13328-114-9

Chapter 7 - Exponents and Exponential Functions - 7-7 Exponential Growth and Decay - Practice and Problem-Solving Exercises - Page 464: 17



Work Step by Step

The formula is:A=P(1+$\frac{r}{n}$$)^{nt}$ P=500 which is the start amount R=0.04 which is the rate(4%) in decimal N=4 because it is the number of times compounded per year. T=6 which is the time. Substitute: A=500(1+$\frac{0.04}{4}$$)^{4(6)}$ A=500(1.27) A=635 There would be about $635 after 6 years
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