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Q:
# Jason invests $8,264 in an account that earns an annual interest rate of 4%. What will be the balance of the account in 18 years if the interest is compounded continuously?

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A:

[tex]\text{Use the growth formula:}\,A=P(1+r)^t\\\\\text{Plug in your values}}\\\\A=8,264(1+0.04)^18\\\\\text{Solve:}\\\\A=8,264(1+0.04)^18\\\\A=8,264(1.04)^18\\\\A=8,264(2.0258)\\\\\boxed{\$16,741.35}[/tex][tex]^*\text{note: answer is rounded to the nearest hundredths place}[/tex]