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    Meaning of B'(t)

    Suppose that B(t) is the balance in a bank account (in dollars) t years after the account was established. What is the meaning of B'(t)?

    I think the answer is the balance of bank account after the account was established. Is this correct
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    Quote Originally Posted by asweet1 View Post
    Suppose that B(t) is the balance in a bank account (in dollars) t years after the account was established. What is the meaning of B'(t)?

    I think the answer is the balance of bank account after the account was established. Is this correct
    No.

    It would actually be the RATE at which the balance changes over time.
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