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    P dollars is invested at annual interest rate for 1 year. if the interest is compounded semiannually, then the polynomial p(1+r/2)^2 represents the value of the investment after 1 year. could you rewrite this expression without parentheses. Evaluate the polynomial if p = $200 and r = 10
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    Lightbulb plug it in

    p(1+r/2)^2
    plug in:
    p = $200 and r = 10

    $200(1+10/2)^2

    $200(1+5)^2

    $200(6)^2

    $200(36)

    $7200

    make sense?
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