# Thread: perhaps a silly problem

1. Wana add a particular % to a number for n times. Eg. if the % = 10 then, 1 + (1+1.1) + (2.1+2.31). is that the same as compound interest?
Any help?

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3. if the number is a, and the percentage/100 is b:

4. Thanks, But I'm looking for more like the difference between compound interest and this. interest is added in a particular frequency.
Share more if it is OK for you.

5. Originally Posted by sak
Wana add a particular % to a number for n times. Eg. if the % = 10 then, 1 + (1+1.1) + (2.1+2.31). is that the same as compound interest?
Any help?
The value of an initial principle P at interest i per period after compounding for N perionds is

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