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July 24th, 2017, 05:56 AM  #1 
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What is rate of interest if principal amount is double n time is 25/4 yr?
Last edited by skipjack; July 24th, 2017 at 09:27 AM. 
July 24th, 2017, 06:14 AM  #2 
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for simple interest ... $2P=P(1+r)^{25/4}$ $r=2^{4/25}1 \approx 0.117 \implies$ interest rate is about 11.7% 
July 24th, 2017, 06:42 AM  #3 
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Thanks@skeeter
Last edited by Khyati Thakkar; July 24th, 2017 at 06:45 AM. 
July 24th, 2017, 08:33 AM  #4 
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July 24th, 2017, 09:25 AM  #6 
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July 24th, 2017, 09:27 AM  #7 
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Probably means "double in time".... which is still obscure anyway!! 
July 24th, 2017, 08:12 PM  #8 
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Or 2 x n.


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