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8-157.

A long lost relative died and left you

This is an exponential function of the form , where

*a*is the initial value,

*is the multiplier,*

*is the number of years, and*

*is the amount of money saved.*

Substitute the values given into the equation.

Divide both sides by

Remember the Power Property of Logarithms and take the log of both sides.

Solve for

The account will be worth