For an investment of $26,245, a quarterly statement reports that the account...
the balance is higher than the original investment; the rate of return can't be negative.
The rate of return is not reasonable. This is because the investment is $26,245 and the quarterly statement reports that the account balance is $26,292. It is clear that there is an increase in the investment. And the actual rate of return (($26,292-$26,244)/ $26,292)*100) is 0.18%.
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