# If an account that earns interest compounded continuously takes 12 years to do in value, how long will it take to triple in value?

##### 1 Answer

We first need the growth factor

#### Explanation:

Example: if the yearly interest is

We need to find

Next we need to solve

**Method 1 - Using logs:**

**Answer** :

**Method 2 - Using the GC:**

Set

Set

You may want to adjust your Windows setting to:

Now use the *Intersect* function.