Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.4 Compound Interest - Exercise Set 8.4: 61

Answer

The effective annual yield is the rate of simple interest which would earn the same amount of interest as the specified rate of compound interest.

Work Step by Step

The effective annual yield is the rate of simple interest which would earn the same amount of interest as the specified rate of compound interest. Calculating the effective annual yield can help us compare different rates of compound interest and different compounding periods to see which is a better investment.
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