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8-165.
  1. A two-bedroom house in Seattle was worth $400,000 in 2005. If it appreciates at a rate of 3.5% each year: Homework Help ✎

    1. How much will it be worth in 2015?

    2. When will it be worth $800,000?

    3. In Jacksonville, houses are depreciating at 2% per year. If a house is worth $200,000 now, how much value will it have lost in 10 years?

Write an equation based on the general exponential equation: y = abx

About $564,240

In the equation you found in part (a), let y = 800,000.

In 2025.

The multiplier is NOT 0.02. What percent of the value of a home remains each year if it is depreciating at 2%?

About $36,585