The accuracy of linear interpolation in tables of the mathematics of finance

Author:
Hugh E. Stelson

Journal:
Math. Comp. **3** (1949), 408-412

MSC:
Primary 65.0X

DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1949-0029277-X

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0029277

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**[4]**See Theodore E. Raiford,*Mathematics of Finance*. Boston, 1945, p. 25, note, and W. L. Hart,*Mathematics of Investment*, third ed., Boston, 1946, p. 75 and p. 138. In these texts the following statement is made. Experience shows that it is safe to assume that a value of I found by interpolation is in error by not more than of the difference of the table rates used in the interpolation.

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DOI:
https://doi.org/10.1090/S0025-5718-1949-0029277-X

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