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Caressa96

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Question: A smartphone currently is worth $175 and depreciates at 25% per year. What will the value be in 3 years? What equation do I use to solve this?

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  1. satellite73
    • 2 years ago
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    loses 25% of its value means it retains 75% of its value use \(175\times .75^t\)

  2. srev98
    • 2 years ago
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    eqquation close to p=(1+r/100)^n n=number of years compound interest

  3. satellite73
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    or if you prefer \(175\times (\frac{3}{4})^t\) either way you want \(175\times (.75)^3\) and a calculator is needed for this one

  4. srev98
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    well done satellite

  5. Caressa96
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    Thanks guys.(:

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