The First Time AAPL Closed At $Pi

Apple went public on 12 December 1980 and the first time it closed at $Pi per share was on 7 July 1981. I think the last time it closed at $Pi was on 13 September 1984. [note: $Pi = $3.14]

On 10 December 2010, 30 years after going public, AAPL closed at $320.56. [note: 12 December 2010 was a Sunday and the stock market was closed.]

Exercises
  1. AAPL stock increased by _______% between 7 July 1981 and 10 December 2010.

  2. $320.56 rounded to the nearest whole dollar is $_______.

  3. On 31 December 2010 at 2:06pm EST, Apple Inc. had a market value of approximately $295.37 billion, which when written in scientific notation is ___________________________.


Creator: Gerald Thurman [gthurman@gmail.com]
Created: 03 December 2010

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