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N. Gregory Mankiw
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Textbook Problem

According to an old myth, Native Americans sold the island of Manhattan about 400 years ago for $24. If they had invested this amount at an interest rate of 7 percent per year, how much, approximately, would they have today?

To determine

Calculation of future value of money.

Explanation

The future value can be calculated as follows:

Future value=Present value(1+Interest)Time period=24(1

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