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Mohan borrowed a sum of Rs. 12000 at 15% per annum from a money -lender on 13th January 1987 and returned the amount on 8th June 1987 to clear his debt. what was the amount by Mohan to the money-lender to clear his debt? 

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In what time will Rs. 1860 amount to Rs. 2641.20 at simple interest 12% per annum?

A) 2.9 years B) 3.5 years
C) 4.2 years D) 4.7 years
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 3.5 years

Explanation:

Given that Rs. 1860 will become Rs. 2641.20 at 12%

=> Simple Interest = 2641.20 - 1860 = Rs. 781.20

We know I = PTR/100

=> 781.20 x 100 = 1860 x T x 12

=> T = 78120/1860x12

=> T = 78120/22320

=> T = 3.5 years.

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A sum of money triples itself in 8 years simple interest. Find the rate of percent per annum?

A) 30% B) 25%
C) 22% D) 18%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 25%

Explanation:

The rate of percent R is given by,

exp.

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A certain amount earns simple interest of Rs. 2260 after 3 years. Had the interest been 1 % more how much more interest would it have earned ?

A) Rs. 175 B) Rs. 220.75
C) Rs. 126 D) Can't be determined
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Can't be determined

Explanation:

Here given Interest earned = Rs. 2260

Time = 3 years

Rate of interest = ?

Principal Amount = ?

So, it can't be determined.

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A person lends Rs. 1540 for five years and Rs. 1800 for four years. If he gets Rs. 1788 as interest on both amounts, what is the rate of interest ?

A) 14.5% B) 11%
C) 12% D) 10.5%
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 12%

Explanation:

Let the interest rate be r%

We know that,

S.I = PTR/100

=> (1540 x 5 x r)/100  +  (1800 x 4 x r)/100 = 1788

=> r = 178800/14900 = 12%

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The total simple interest earned on a sum of money increases by Rs. 600 when the rate of interest increases by 2% per annum. If the investment was made for 5 years, find the sum of money that was invested ?

A) Rs. 6000 B) Rs. 5550
C) Rs. 7500 D) Rs. 6580
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rs. 6000

Explanation:

Let the sum invested be Rs. P

Let the rate of interest be R% per annum

=> Interest earned for 5 years = (P x 5 x R/100) = PR/20

Now, given that the interest earned increased by Rs. 600 if the Rate increased to (R+2)%

=> SI = (P x 5 x (R+2))/100 = PR/20 + 10P/100

Hence,

PR/20 + 10P/100 = PR/20 + 600

=> P = 6000

Therefore, the sum invested is Rs. 6000

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