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## What rate of interest compounded is required to double an investment in years?

The Rule of 72 indicates than an investment earning **9% per year** compounded annually will double in 8 years.

## What annual rate of interest compounded annually is required to double an investment in 7 years rate?

Answer: You can calculate this by a simple formula called the rule of 72 ! So you will need an annual rate of **10.3%** to double your investment in 7 years!

## What rate of interest compounded continuously is required to double an investment in 5 years?

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For example if you wanted to double an investment in 5 years, divide 72 by 5 to learn that you’ll need to earn **14.4%** interest annually on your investment for 5 years: 14.4 × 5 = 72.

## What rate of interest compounded annually is required to double an investment in 15 years?

Question: (4 points) What annual rate of interest compounded annually is required to double an investment in 15 years? Rate = **4.8** !!

## How do you calculate compounded interest annually?

**A = P (1 + r/n) ^{nt}**

- A = value after t periods.
- P = principal amount (initial investment)
- r = annual interest rate.
- n = number of times the interest is compounded per year.
- t = number of years the money is borrowed for.

## At what rate of interest compounded annually will an investment triple itself in 8 years?

At a rate of interest of **3.86%** compounded annually investment will be tripled.

## How long will it take for $7000 to double at the rate of 8?

The rule says that to find the number of years required to double your money at a given interest rate, you just divide the interest rate into 72. For example, if you want to know how long it will take to double your money at eight percent interest, divide 8 into 72 and get **9 years**.

## What ROI will you need to double your money in 12 years?

At 10%, you could double your initial investment every seven years (72 divided by 10). In a less-risky investment such as bonds, which have averaged a return of **about 5% to 6%** over the same time period, you could expect to double your money in about 12 years (72 divided by 6).

## How long will it take for money to double if it is invested at 6% compounded continuously?

For quick estimations of how long it takes to double the money on an investment, some may choose to use the rule of 72. The rule of 72 is found by dividing 72 by the rate of interest expressed as a whole number. For example, a rate of 6% would be estimated by dividing 72 by 6 which would result in **12 years**.

## What is compounded annually?

interest compounded annually. noun [ U ] FINANCE. **a method of calculating and adding interest to an investment or loan once a year**, rather than for another period: If you borrow $100,000 at 5% interest compounded annually, after the first year you would owe $5,250 on a principal of $105,000.

## How many years would it take your money to double A at 10% interest compounded yearly?

The “2” in log 2 is for doubling the original amount of money. You are correct in your comment that if you had 10% interested compounded annually, you would quadruple your money in **14.54 years**.

## How do I use AP 1 RN NT?

A = P(1 + r/n)^{nt}

**t = time in decimal years**; e.g., 6 months is calculated as 0.5 years. Divide your partial year number of months by 12 to get the decimal years.

## How do you find the interest rate using the Rule of 72?

Using the Rule of 72, you can easily determine how long it will take to double your money. To figure out what interest rate to look for, use the same basic formula, but run it backward**: divide 72 by the number of years**. So if you want to double your money in about 6 years, look for an interest rate of 12%.