if 2000 was deposited into a savings account when you were born and that savings

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if 2000 was deposited into a savings account when you were born and that savings account earns 5.0% each year how much money will be account when you turn 18

Oct 14th, 2015

Hello!

Each year the previous amount is multiplied by 1+5% = 1+0.05 = 1.05.
After one year will be 2000*1.05 = 2000*(1.05)^1, after two 2000*(1.05)^2 and after 18

2000*(1.05)^18 = 2000*2.40662 = 4813.24 (approx).

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Oct 14th, 2015

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