SIMPLE INTEREST, Simple Interest
Simple interest formula and definition of terms
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I = Prt
Formula used to calculate simple interest
Principal or present value
The initial amount of money deposited or borrowed.
Amount charged on money loaned or invested expressed as a percent or decimal
For simple interest this is the years (period) that money is on loan and earning interest
principal + interest
p= $250 r = 4% t = 3 years
p = $780 r = 3.8% t = 2 years
p = 18,500 r = 0.4% t = 12 years
p = $4500 r = 5.8% t = 1 year
p = $9,875 r = 2% t = 2 years
p=$2000 r=3.5% t=3year
p=$1250 r=7% t=48 months
p=$500 r=4.5% t=84 months
A deposit of $500 in an account earns 6% simple interest. How much interest will it earn in 2 years?
You borrow $600 from your parents at 4% interest for 36 months. How much interest will you pay them?
r=4.5% t=2 years p=$12,000, what is the interest accrued?
p=$8,500 r=6.5% t=144 months, what is the interest accrued?
p=$6,800 t=16 years r=2.5%, what is the interest accrued?
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