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Subject:  Formula to Calculate Growth Date:  3/13/2002  12:07 AM
Author:  ranger54 Number:  33983 of 75381

Hi,
I am wondering what mathematical formula is used to calculate growth of an investment if you have the percent return (or the doubling time of the investment). I could do it if there was a one time addition but what if you add a set amount each year (as in IRA contributions)?
Thanks,
Carson
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