1. Find the balance after 40 years of a \$15,000 investment earning 9% interest compounded continuously. A. \$548,973.52 B. \$541,736.11 C. \$541,649.63 D. \$567,451.29 Hint 2. Which equation is represented by the graph? A. y = 2e B. y = -2e-x C. y = 2ex D. y = -2ex Hint 3. Find the balance of a \$500 investment after 18 years earning 7.9% interest compounded continuously. A. \$2,072.70 B. \$502.20 C. \$2,146.32 D. \$541.10 Hint 4. Compare the balance after 15 years of a \$5,000 investment earning 7.12% interest compounded continuously to the same investment compounded semiannually. A. You would earn \$267.67 more by choosing the compounded continuously account. B. You would earn \$376.31 more by choosing the compounded continuously account. C. You would earn the same from both accounts. D. You would earn \$267.67 more by choosing the compounded annually account. Hint 5. Which of the following equations models exponential growth in terms of e? A. y = (108)e.054t B. y = (108) e-4.6t C. y = (106) e-.0223t D. y = (-10) e-2.74t Hint