Compound Interest


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The following article is from The Great Soviet Encyclopedia (1979). It might be outdated or ideologically biased.

Compound Interest

 

interest computed not only on an original sum but also on the interest accruing to the original sum over a preceding period.

The Great Soviet Encyclopedia, 3rd Edition (1970-1979). © 2010 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.
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