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## Homework Statement

## Homework Equations

## The Attempt at a Solution

here is my attempted answer, can someone please verify if my method is accurate and if my solution is correct? thanks for the help!

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In summary, a user sought verification on their solution for a problem involving exponential growth and compound interest. They received feedback that their answer was close, but not entirely accurate. The user also asked about rounding and was advised to keep full calculator accuracy during computations and round off the answer only at the end.

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here is my attempted answer, can someone please verify if my method is accurate and if my solution is correct? thanks for the help!

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alexandria said:## Homework Statement

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## Homework Equations

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## The Attempt at a Solution

here is my attempted answer, can someone please verify if my method is accurate and if my solution is correct? thanks for the help!

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Your method is OK, but I get $14644.18 instead of your $14598.54.

Also: do NOT use the exact same title "exponential growth and compound interest" for two different threads. When you do that it makes it harder for other readers/helpers to navigate your PF threads.

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would my answer still be considered right, or is it better to round ??

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alexandria said:

would my answer still be considered right, or is it better to round ??

Well, the correct answer is $14644.18, while your answer is $14598.54. Admittedly, the difference ($45.64) is not very large compared to the base values, but nevertheless one answer is not correct, no matter how you look at it.

As to rounding: I cannot answer that question because you do not specify what accuracy you round to. Generally, though, it is best to keep full calculator accuracy during your computations, and round off the answer only at the end.

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ok got it, sorry for the late reply, but thanks for the help!

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