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### Grade 6 - Mathematics8.13 Simple Interest Word Problems

 Directions: Answer the following qustions. Also write at least five examples of your own.
 Q 1: Paul had a credit card balance of \$10,000 which carried a finance charge of 24% per annum. After 2 years, he won \$18,000 in a lottery and paid off the credit card balance. After paying off the debt, how much money did he have?\$8,000\$4,600\$3,200\$5,000 Q 2: Bob borrowed \$5,000 from a bank at the rate of 18% per year. He lent \$3,000 to a friend at the rate of 24% per year and \$2,000 to another friend at the rate of 36% per year. How much profit would he earn in 2 years?\$2081\$1080\$2450\$500 Q 3: A store owner borrowed an amount of \$3,500 on 6th June, 1991 at the rate of 24% per annum and repaid it on 15th January, 1992. What is the amount he repaid?\$3780.35\$5403.42\$4013.21\$4103.35 Q 4: Principal = \$1,500, Rate = 36%, and Time = 26-2-1991 to 8-7-1991, find the total amount.\$1690.76\$1635.50\$1695.29\$1650.32 Q 5: An employee borrowed \$900 form a money lender at the rate of 18% per annum and repaid it after 9 months. How much did he repay?\$1021.50\$1045.00\$1221.50\$918.00 Q 6: Jason deposited \$1,000 in a bank account that gave an interest of 5% per annum. Interest is calculated every 6 months and added to the principal. Interest for next 6 months is calculated on the total amount. How much does he get after 1 year?\$1243.78\$1500.45\$1005.35\$1050.63 Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!