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Principal( 1 + interest )exponent [on a simple calc.]

  1. Jun 3, 2012 #1
    can you tell me how to do compound interest calculations with a calculator that has only plus, minus, divide, multiply?

    final = Principal( 1 + interest )exponent
  2. jcsd
  3. Jun 3, 2012 #2
    If your exponent is an integer you can multiply (1 + interest) the needed ammount of times, otherwise you'll run

    into problem...if you have a standard computer with Windows then this last has a calculator which has , in "VIEW", both "standard"

    and "scientific" modes. Put it in "scientific" and you're done

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