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# If 40,000 is increased by 5% 24 times what is the new figure and what is the correct calculation

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(1+0.05)^24 = 3.2251
40000 * 3.2251 = 129004
say for 5% u have to do 40000*1.05=42000
for second time 42000*(1.05)=44100
and continue 18 times more
as you see actually you multiply 40000 by (1.05)(1.05)(1.05).........till 20 times
so calculate (1.05) to the power of 20 then multiply by 40000

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