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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?\$4,600\$8,000\$5,000\$3,200 Q 2: 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?\$918.00\$1021.50\$1221.50\$1045.00 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?\$5403.42\$4103.35\$3780.35\$4013.21 Q 4: Principal = \$1,500, Rate = 36%, and Time = 26-2-1991 to 8-7-1991, find the total amount.\$1695.29\$1650.32\$1690.76\$1635.50 Q 5: Karen deposited an amount of \$5,000 as a certificate of deposit (CD) in a bank for a period of 3 years. The CD pays a simple interest of 15% per year and pays interest every 6 months. How much interest does she get every 6 months?\$540\$5375\$375\$3375 Q 6: 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?\$2450\$2081\$1080\$500 Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!

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