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Chapter 3.1, Problem 4E

Textbook Problem

Consider the following data.

Period |
Rate of Return (%) |

1 | −6.0 |

2 | −8.0 |

3 | −4.0 |

4 | 2.0 |

5 | 5.4 |

What is the mean growth rate over these five periods?

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