Rule of 72 Calculator
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Rule of 72 calculation Formula:
There are 2 things calculated.
Interest rate required to double the investment : R = 72 / T
Number of periods to double the investment : T = 72 / R
T = Number of Period.
R – Rate of Interest.
If you want to double your investment of in 7 years. How much interest you must earn in a year ?
R = 72 / T
R = 72 / 7 = 10.2857 %
You will have to earn 10.29% interest to double your investment in 7 Years.
If you earn 5% interest on your investment every year. How many years it will take to double your investment ?
T = 72 / R
T = 72 / 5 = 14.4 Years
It will take 14.4 years to double your investment with 5% interest.