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    After ten years, which job pays the higher salary?

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    You are offered two jobs. One initially pays $100,000 annually, and your salary will grow annually at 11.5%. The other pays pays $97,000 annually, but your salary will grow at 12%. After ten years, which job pays the higher salary?

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    Future value interest factor =FVIF= (1+i)^n
    i = rate; n = number of years
    First job:
    Initial amount = $100,000; ...

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