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Number 72 
A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O PQ R S TU VWX YZ Number 72 has its own place among the numbers. Number 72 in Mathematics Number of Years
 If you divide the number 72 by the rate of interest, you get to know
the number of years it will take for you to double the money. Interest : This rule works in reverse order. Lets say, you know the number of years you want to double your money in and want to know the minimum rate of interest which you need to achieve that goal. So let's say, you have Rs 2.5 Laakh today and need to fund your son's college education with Rs 5 Laakh in five years. Just divide the number 72 by 5 and the answer is 14.41%. This shows that you will need to invest your money in an instrument where you earn at least 14.4% as rate of interest, if you want to double the funds in five years. Inflation : This rule also helps you understand a thing or two about inflation. It helps you calculate the amount of time it will take for inflation to make the real value of money half. So, lets say that the average inflation is 7%. When you divide 72 by 7, the answer is 10.28. So, if you have Rs 1 Laakh in your kitty today, it would take around 10.28 year for the value of the money to be halved. Keep in mind, that this is a rule of thumb and can be used to get rough results on money related calculations. Now that you know a little more about the number 72 and its rule, use it while dealing with your agents for quick verification of facts.

Created by Sushma Gupta on 3/15/06
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Updated on 03/06/14