accumulation factor

accumulation factor

[ə·kyü·myə′lā·shən ′fak·tər]
(mathematics)
The quantity (1 + r) in the formula for compound interest, where r is the rate of interest; measures the rate at which the principal grows.
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Accumulation factor reflects the adaptive capacity of plants and is determined by properties of the soil and plants.
According to the accumulation factor in the roots of the plants of the reserve the amount of Co, Cr, Mn, V, Ti, Cu, Zn, Pb, Mo is 2-16 times higher than in aboveground organs (Table 3).
3 -- Groshev and Grigoryeva (2006) Table 3: Microelements accumulation factor in underground parts of the plants as compared with the aboveground parts (data on the content in ash).
80 V (line 17) 31 Equals: Income From Current Assets - -- 3,059 After-Tax Step 4--Income From Future Savings 32a 401(k) Plan -- 150 W 32b Mutual Funds -- 175 W 32c -- -- W 32d -- -- W 32e -- -- W 32f -- -- W 32g -- -- -- W 33 Total: Future Monthly Savings (sum -- 325 lines 32a - 32g) 34 Times: Months In Year 12 12 35 Equals: Future Annual Savings -- 3,900 36 Times: Accumulation Factor (line 10) -- 55.
Rates of return before and after retirement (lines 8 and 14) allow selection of appropriate accumulation factors (lines 9, 10, and 16).
These don't account for the trace levels harmful to children and fetuses, the effects of multiple chemicals working together, nor the POPs accumulation factor in humans.
Many of the accumulation factors generated thus far are higher than the concentration factors previously used by EPA and many states in the calculation of water-quality criteria.
It is designed to analyze a specific insurance portfolio with respect to accumulation factors, such as multiple insurance take-up and location of insureds.