ECONOMICS
SAVING AND INVESTING
Question
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Using the simple interest formula, calculate the interest earned on $25, 000 after .5 years at 3% return.

$375.00


$750.00


$37.50


$75.50

Explanation:
Detailed explanation1: To calculate simple interest, multiply the principal amount by the interest rate and the time. The formula written out is “Simple Interest = Principal x Interest Rate x Time.” This equation is the simplest way of calculating interest.
Detailed explanation2: Detailed Solution. ∴ The simple interest is Rs. 2000.
Detailed explanation3: Simple Interest Formula Thus, if simple interest is charged at 5% on a $10, 000 loan that is taken out for three years, then the total amount of interest payable by the borrower is calculated as $10, 000 x 0.05 x 3 = $1, 500.
Detailed explanation4: Detailed Solution. ∴ The amount at the end of the three years is Rs. 289380.
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