bisection method: Simulating a retirement fund

Carl Banks pavlovevidence at gmail.com
Fri Sep 3 20:28:07 CEST 2010


On Sep 2, 1:37 pm, Baba <raoul... at gmail.com> wrote:
> level: beginner

In this economy, simulating the value of retirement funds with
bisection is easy.  Look:

def retirement_fund_value(n_years,initial_value):
    for i in xrange(n_years):
        value /= 2  # <- bisect value of fund
    return value


Carl Banks



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