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

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

 Q 1: 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?\$1221.50\$918.00\$1021.50\$1045.00 Q 2: 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 3: 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?\$375\$3375\$540\$5375 Q 4: 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\$500\$1080\$2450 Q 5: John deposited \$15,000 in a savings account that paid an interest of 12% per annum. The interest is calculated every 6 months and added to the principal. How much does he get after 1 and 1/2 years?\$17,865.24\$16,875.74\$18,875.50\$15,354.45 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?\$1500.45\$1005.35\$1050.63\$1243.78 Question 7: This question is available to subscribers only! Question 8: This question is available to subscribers only!