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In how many years will a sum of money doubles at 5% p.a. compound interest ?


Prerana raghavendra

Prerana raghavendra

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25-Feb-20 19:07

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14 year 5 month


rishi pandey

rishi pandey

CA Foundation

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25-Feb-20 19:12

You can use approximation tool - Rule of 71. 71/5 = approx 14.2


Suraj Lakhotia

Suraj Lakhotia

Admin

25-Feb-20 22:17

You can use approximation tool - Rule of 71. 71/5 = approx 14.2

How those rules are coming in FM In IPCC study materials they gave rule-72 In some MBA books I saw Rule-69 You use here 71 Pls tell ,What's the logic behind this compounding?


Divya tejasri

Divya tejasri

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01-Mar-20 17:31

How those rules are coming in FM In IPCC study materials they gave rule-72 In some MBA books I saw Rule-69 You use here 71 Pls tell ,What's the logic behind this compounding?

It is an approximation tool and is not actual. The logic is it takes ~ 70 years for a sum to double @1%.


Suraj Lakhotia

Suraj Lakhotia

Admin

02-Mar-20 10:37