Does anyone know how to calculate the CPI for this year and for 5 years from now. I can use a Hershey bar @ todays cost of $0.70. This math is getting stressful PLEASE!!!

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Originally Posted by crazykitty Does anyone know how to calculate the CPI for this year and for 5 years from now. I can use a Hershey bar @ todays cost of $0.70. This math is getting stressful PLEASE!!! Take the CPI for today to be 100, let the price 5 years hence be x then the CPI 5 years hence is (x/0.70)*100. Index=(price at time of interest)/(price at base year)*100 (BTW in the UK we use the price of Mars bars as a tracker of CPI) RonL

hey Capt black THANKS!!!!! Mars is equally tasty next to hershey's lol

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