compound interest

Dick Lane
  • Moveable point on vertical axis specifies Starting amount.
  • Nominal Annual Interest Rate is set with the top slider (between and 0.5, in increments of 0.1).
  • Green diamonds show balances after 1,2,3, and 4 years of annually compounded interest.
  • Blue slider for M and checkbox enable a graph of account balance with compounding M times per year.
  • Red slider for N (increments of 4) and its checkbox does similar stuff.
  • The remaining checkbox will show a table with green, blue, red balances after 4 years.