anonymous
  • anonymous
If a stock gains 50 percent one year and loses 50 percent of its value the next year, is it accurate to say that its mean growth over the full two-year period was (50 + -50)/2 = 0%?
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schrodinger
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anonymous
  • anonymous
no
anonymous
  • anonymous
suppose it is worth $100 and increases by 50% what is it worth now?`
anonymous
  • anonymous
@satellite73 200?

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anonymous
  • anonymous
no that is a 100% increase what is 50% of 100?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@satellite73 50? So would you add 50 to 100 and the total would be 150?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yes
misty1212
  • misty1212
HI!!
misty1212
  • misty1212
if it is now worth $150 and decreases by 50% which is by half, what is it worth now?
anonymous
  • anonymous
@misty1212 75?
anonymous
  • anonymous
yup
anonymous
  • anonymous
so it is not 0 as an average, it has lost 25% of its value
anonymous
  • anonymous
the math teacher way is \[1.50\times .50=0.75\]
anonymous
  • anonymous
so it has 75% of its initial value
misty1212
  • misty1212
which is the same as saying it lost 25%!
anonymous
  • anonymous
@misty1212 @satellite73 Awesome!! Thank you so much. That makes much more sense. I appreciate it
anonymous
  • anonymous
yw
misty1212
  • misty1212
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misty1212
  • misty1212
nice video btw

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