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jadeleeper
 one year ago
Cathy makes a deposit of 3600 dollars on June 1, 1997. How much is in the account on June 1, 1999, if the account pays 5.2 percent simple interest?
jadeleeper
 one year ago
Cathy makes a deposit of 3600 dollars on June 1, 1997. How much is in the account on June 1, 1999, if the account pays 5.2 percent simple interest?

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terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Firstly, what is 5.2 percent of 3600?

Shirobara
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2Remember that 5.2 is a percent, so when you multiply it, you wouldn't multiply 3600 by 5.2 but rather .052 because 5.2 is equivalent to 520%

jadeleeper
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0What would I do now

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Okay, this is the interest per year, and this is added to the amount 3600 for every year that passes... so from 1997 to 1999, how many years have passed?

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Good, so how many times to you add 187.2 to the 3600?

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1Just twice, yes. So, after two years, the amount in the account is...?

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.13974.40, since it's money ;) But correct. Well done ^_^

jadeleeper
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the amount if $800 is invested at 5% compounded monthly for 10 months

jadeleeper
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0Find the amount if $800 is invested at 5% compounded monthly for 10 months

terenzreignz
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.1What does compounded monthly even mean?

jadeleeper
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0means you accrue interest every month, and you earn interest on the interest you earn

Shirobara
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2You can use the compound interest formula for this which is A = P(1+r/n)^nt

Shirobara
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2P = principal amount (the initial amount you borrow or deposit) r = annual rate of interest (as a decimal) t = number of years the amount is deposited or borrowed for. A = amount of money accumulated after n years, including interest. n = number of times the interest is compounded per year

jadeleeper
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.0would my "n" variable be 10 in this case? and what would my "T"

Shirobara
 one year ago
Best ResponseYou've already chosen the best response.2I believe that your n should be 12 because there are 12 months in a year but I'm not all too familiar with using this formula, your t is 10 because you want to know the balance after 10 months, you can check here: http://qrc.depaul.edu/studyguide2009/notes/savings%20accounts/compound%20interest.htm to help you, it's a great reference and example
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