Learn about the basics of compound interest, with examples of basic compound interest calculations. Created by Sal Khan.

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Finance and capital markets on Khan Academy: Interest is the basis of modern capital markets. Depending on whether you are lending or borrowing, it can be viewed as a return on an asset (lending) or the cost of capital (borrowing). This tutorial gives an introduction to this fundamental concept, including what it means to compound. It also gives a rule of thumb that might make it easy to do some rough interest calculations in your head.

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is compound intrest per annum same as manually?

Why did we get 11% as Interest? 1:34

me 10 min before exam : watching this x2 speed

Watching this after 7 years!

I wanna make a calculator of compound interest using programming

Your videos are extremely helpful with my finance homework

Hold up wait a minute something ain’t right

who else is watching this in 2020

Is kahn academy for Cambridge examinations

Can you help me solve this? I have $10,000 invested at 20% interest per year, compounded daily. BUT, in order for me to collect the interest (and reinvest it) I have to pay 40cents (regardless of how many days of interest have accumulated). What is the optimal number of days that I should wait to collect my interest and reinvest it?

You are murmuring English. You don't know English like a bihari people ok you understood language illegitimate

unfortunately, I'm watching it to see how fast my student loans would double because they work with compound interest…

Very useful video

does anyone know how you can write the function for a compound interest equation from a graph, cause I can't figure it out and my teacher wont explain it.

I'm watching this in may 2020 (quarantine)

i understand

Who else is here during quarantine tryna do their math homework

thank you

Talking about logarithm in this video is not sticking to the name of this video. "Introduction" to compound interest! I especially am trying to understand what the 1 stands for in the compound interest formula for my 9th grade son. Kahn didn't even write down the compound formula. A = P(1 + r/n) ^ nt

I wish he explained better what the 1 stands for. The math book hardly explains where the 1 comes from. the growth factor equals 1 plus the percent rate of change expressed as a decimal. is what it says in the algebra book.

I just tried another video but this formula which you explained Sal Khan

is a lot easier for me now . Thank you for explaining the formula for compound interest

I am following until he talks about the log buttonI got 8% from pressing the equation from the log button but the only two percentages I've heard was 10 and 7%

Gud vid thx m8

This video is useful