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Compound Interest DerivativesI have problem with two calculations of compound interest, as per my prescribed textbooks, which I find confusing: #2 20140124 22:44:57
Re: Compound Interest Derivativeshi Ian,
this is wrong for two reasons: Last edited by bob bundy (20140124 23:03:47) You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #3 20140124 23:17:44
Re: Compound Interest DerivativesHi Bob, Last edited by Ian (20140124 23:20:09) #4 20140125 00:14:47
Re: Compound Interest DerivativesHi Bob;
You have not used that formula correctly.This is how: This is verified by direct calculation. In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #5 20140125 00:25:28
Re: Compound Interest DerivativesHi Bobb; Last edited by Ian (20140125 00:27:17) #6 20140125 00:37:45
Re: Compound Interest DerivativesOkay, very good! In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. #7 20140125 07:05:49
Re: Compound Interest Derivativeshi Ian and bobbym
Oh boy. How did I get that? It seemed unlikely at the time but I used a calculator so it must be right ! You cannot teach a man anything; you can only help him find it within himself..........Galileo Galilei #8 20140125 12:53:43
Re: Compound Interest DerivativesHi Bob; In mathematics, you don't understand things. You just get used to them. I have the result, but I do not yet know how to get it. All physicists, and a good many quite respectable mathematicians are contemptuous about proof. 