G Guest Guest Oct 2, 2005 #1 A= 1p+prt solve for r seems simple but has me scratching my head. thx for any help

tkhunny Moderator Staff member Joined Apr 12, 2005 Messages 9,778 Oct 2, 2005 #2 bull3030 said: A= 1p+prt solve for r seems simple but has me scratching my head. Click to expand... Why? Isolate it one piece at a time. A= 1p+prt Subtract 1p A - 1p = prt = r*(pt) Divide by pt (A - 1p)/pt = r

bull3030 said: A= 1p+prt solve for r seems simple but has me scratching my head. Click to expand... Why? Isolate it one piece at a time. A= 1p+prt Subtract 1p A - 1p = prt = r*(pt) Divide by pt (A - 1p)/pt = r

D Denis Senior Member Joined Feb 17, 2004 Messages 1,446 Oct 2, 2005 #3 bull3030 said: A= 1p+prt solve for r seems simple but has me scratching my head. thx for any help Click to expand... Curious, bull: where did you get that equation? Are you sure you typed it properly? Looks like it was originally future value formula: A = p(1 + r)^t IF that's the case, then you royally screwed it up :twisted:

bull3030 said: A= 1p+prt solve for r seems simple but has me scratching my head. thx for any help Click to expand... Curious, bull: where did you get that equation? Are you sure you typed it properly? Looks like it was originally future value formula: A = p(1 + r)^t IF that's the case, then you royally screwed it up :twisted:

J jybravo05 New member Joined Oct 2, 2005 Messages 1 Oct 3, 2005 #4 Appreciate the responses, the exact way the problem is written is as follows: A= p+prt solve for r thanks

Appreciate the responses, the exact way the problem is written is as follows: A= p+prt solve for r thanks