Date: Feb 16, 2005 11:22 PM
Author: Jim Sprigs
Subject: Re: Solving formulas

chris wrote:
>
> hello everyone...can someone please tell me the correct answer to this
> formula?..thank you
> EVAlUATE THE FOLLOWING: a=p+prt if p=200 r=0.08 and t=4


Formulae don't have answers, problems do (sometimes).

a = p + prt

substituting in 200 for p, 0.08 for r, and 4 for t:

a = 200 + 200*0.08*4
= 200(1 + 0.08*4)
= 200(1 + 0.32)
= 200*1.32
= 100*2.64
= 264.

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