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Shawn invested one half of his savings in a bond that paid simple interest for 2 years and received Rs.550 as interest. He invested the remaining in a bond that paid compound interest, interest being compounded annually, for the same 2 years at the same rate of interest and received Rs.605 as interest. What was the value of his total savings before investing in thesetwo bonds?

A) Rs.2543 B) Rs.2534
C) Rs.2546 D) Rs.2750

Answer:   D) Rs.2750



Explanation:

 

Shawn received an extra amount of (Rs.605 – Rs.550) Rs.55 on his compound interest paying bond as the interest that he received in the first year also earned interest in the second year.

 

The extra interest earned on the compound interest bond = Rs.55

 

The interest for the first year =550/2 = Rs.275

 

Therefore, the rate of interest =55275*100= 20% p.a.

 

20% interest means that Shawn received 20% of the amount he invested in the bonds as interest.

 

If 20% of his investment in one of the bonds = Rs.275, then his total investment in each of the  bonds =27520*100 = 1375. 

As he invested equal sums in both the bonds, his total savings before investing = 2 x 1375 =Rs.2750.

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If Rs. 2,000 is invested at the rate of 20% per annum, compounded half-yearly, then the amount after 18 months will be:

A) Rs.2628 B) Rs.2662
C) Rs.2600 D) Rs.3200
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) Rs.3200

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Calculate the principal if an amount of Rs. 441 is received on compound interest at the rate of 5% per annum after 2 years.

 

A) Rs.400 B) Rs.390
C) Rs.380 D) Rs.350
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rs.400

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Gitesh took a loan for 4 years at 5% Compound Interest. If the total interest paid was Rs. 431.01, Calculate the principal.

A) Rs. 2000 B) Rs. 2050
C) Rs. 2100 D) Rs. 2150
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: A) Rs. 2000

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A sum of Rs 20000 becomes Rs 32000 in 12 years, when invested in a scheme of simple interest. If the same sum is invested in a scheme of compound interest with same yearly interest rate (compounding of interest is done yearly), then what will be the amount (in Rs) after 2 years?

 

A) 21750 B) 22050
C) 23250 D) 24650
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: B) 22050

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A sum of Rs 4000 becomes Rs 5800 in 3 years, when invested in a scheme of simple interest. If the same sum is invested in a scheme of compound interest with same yearly interest rate (compounding of interest is done yearly), then what will be the amount (in Rs) after 2 years?

 

A) 4430   B) 5450  
C) 5290   D) 4970
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) 5290  

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The maturity value of a certain sum after two years at 20% p.a. interest compounded annually is Rs. 14,400/-. Find the Principal amount.

A) Rs.9000 B) Rs.9500
C) Rs.10,000 D) Rs.10,500
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: C) Rs.10,000

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A sum of Rs 6000 becomes Rs 7200 in 2 years, when invested in a scheme of simple interest. If the same sum is invested in a scheme of compound interest with same yearly interest rate (compounding of interest is done yearly), then what will be the amount (in Rs) after 3 years?

 

A) 7434   B) 8244  
C) 7864   D) 7986
 
Answer & Explanation Answer: D) 7986

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