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Homework Help: Solving for n

  1. Sep 12, 2007 #1
    1. The problem statement, all variables and given/known data
    5000=200(1-(1.01)to the -n power, divided by .01


    2. Relevant equations



    3. The attempt at a solution
     
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  3. Sep 12, 2007 #2

    Dick

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    Take logs of both sides.
     
  4. Sep 12, 2007 #3
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