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Even though she is only twenty-seven years old, Cheryl is interested in beginning a retirement plan. The graph above shows the value of a market fund investment compared to a Certificate of Deposit (D). Which of the following cannot be concluded by Cheryl from the graph?
(A) At one year, the market fund is worth more than the CD.
(B) The market fund shows exponential growth and the CD shows linear growth.
(C) At 20 months, the two funds have the same value.
(D) The intiial investment in each account was the same.
(A) At one year, the market fund was worth $600 and the CD was values at $1,600. Thus, choice (A) cannot be concluded because it states incorrectly that the market fund is worth more than the CD.