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nomrr.m

## Copyright (C) 2008 Bill Denney
##
## This software is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it
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## -*- texinfo -*-
## @deftypefn {Function File} {@var{return} =} nomrr (@var{rate}, @var{numperiods})
## Compute the nominal rate of return based on a effective @var{rate}
## over a number of periods, @var{numperiods}.
## @seealso{irr, effrr}
## @end deftypefn

## Author: Bill Denney <bill@denney.ws>
## Created: 26 Apr 2008

function rate = nomrr (rate, numperiods)

  if (nargin != 2)
    print_usage ();
  endif

  rate = numperiods.*((1+rate).^(1./numperiods) - 1);

endfunction

## Tests
%!assert (nomrr (0.0938, 12), 0.09, 0.00005)

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