# Calculating the effective interest rate per year

Jane invested $9,000 in a high yield bank account. At the end of 15 years she closed the account and received $299,000.

1. Compute the effective interest rate per year she received on the account if the interest was compounded yearly.

2. If the account was compounded quarterly, what was the nominal interest rate per year advertised by the bank?

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1. Compute the effective interest rate per year she received on the account if the interest was compounded yearly.

Present Value of Deposit=PV=$9000

Future Value of ...

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Solution describes the steps to calculate the effective interest rate per year in the given case.

$2.19