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johnny27

  • 3 years ago

A car depreciates (loses value) at a rate of 4.5% annually. Greg purchased a car for $12,500. Which equation can be used to determine the value of the car, V, after 5 years?

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  1. johnny27
    • 3 years ago
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    any ideas?

  2. vncmnz
    • 3 years ago
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    USe future value equation ...FT=PT(1+rt)

  3. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    use V = 12,500(1 - r)^n where r = annual rate of depreciation and n = number of years

  4. cwrw238
    • 3 years ago
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    r can be written as a decimal - i e 4.5 / 100 = .045 and n = 5

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