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When take up some money from other for the personal or commercial purpose we pay some additional money to him after a certain period of time is called Interest. So we can also called this Interest as Simple Interest. So we can find the simple interest on Principal using some formula. This type of problem are given in Quantitative Aptitude which is a very essential paper in banking exam. Under below given some more example for your better practice.
Find Simple Interest using formula
SI = ( P x T x R / 100 )
Here, P = Principal
R = Rate per annual
T = Number of years
What would be the simple interest of Rs.18600/- in 8 months at the rate of 22/2% per annum?
8 months = 8 / 12 = 2 / 3
SI = 18600 x 2 x 22 x 1 / 3 x 2 x 100 = 1364
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.18600/- in 8 months would be Rs.1364/-.
What would be the simple interest of Rs.20/- for 5 months at the rate of 6 paise per rupee per month
SI = 20 x 5 x 6 / 100 = 6
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.20/- for 5 months would be Rs.6/-.
Find the simple interest of Rs.75000/- at 4% per annum for 4 years.
Here, P = 75000
R% = 4 per annum
T = 4 years
SI = ( P x T x R / 100 ) = 75000 x 4 x 4 / 100 = 12000
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.75000/- would be Rs.12000/-.
On amount of Rs.7530/- at the rate of 18% per annum for 6 years. What will be the simple interest?
SI = 7530 x 18 x 6 / 100 = 8132.40
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.7530/- would be Rs.8132.40/-.
Find the time required for Rs.10000/- to turned into Rs.12000/- at the rate of 4% per annum at SI?
We know that SI = ( 12000 – 10000 ) = 2000
SI = 10000 x 4 x T / 100
T = 10000 X 4 / 100 X 2000
T = 5
So, the time required for Rs.10000/- to turned into Rs.12000/- would be 5 years.
What will be the ration of the simple interest earned by certain amount at the same rate of interest for 5 years and 7 years?
Let, Principal P and Rate of interest be R%.
So, Required interest for 5 years is-
SI = P x R x 5 / 100 = 5PR / 100
Required interest of 7 years is-
SI = P x R x 7 / 100 = 7PR / 100
Required ration is-
5PR / 7PR = 5 / 7 = 5 : 7
So, Required Ration is 5 : 7.
What would be the simple interest acquired by certain amount at the same rate of interest for 4 years and also that for 8 years?
Let, principle is P and rate of interest is R%.
Time = 4 years and 8 years.
SI = P x R x 4 / 100 : P x R x 8 / 100
= 4PR / 8PR
= 4 / 8
= 1 : 2.
Find the simple interest of Rs.40000/- at 25/4% per annum for the period from 4th January, 2016 to 18th march, 2017.
First of all we need to calculate the period of time taken.
i.e, January = (31 – 4) = 27 days,
February = 28 days,
March = 18 day.
Add all together ( 27 + 28 + 18 ) = 73 / 365 year = 1 / 5 years.
We know that, P= 40000 and R = 25/4% p.a.
SI = 40000 x 25 x 1 x 1 / 4 x 100 x 5 = 500
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.40000/- would be Rs.500/-.
What would be the simple interest earned by certain amount at the same rate of interest for 4 years
and that for 8 years?
Let, the principal be P
Rate of interest be R%
Time is 4 years and 8 years
So, Required ratio is-
( P x R x 4 /100 ) / ( P x R x 8 /100 )
= 4 / 8
= 1 / 2
= 1 : 2
What would be the simple interest of Rs.85000/- at 15% per annum for 8 month?
SI = 85000 x 2 x 15 / 3 x 100 = 8500.
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.85000/- would be Rs.8500/-.
What would be the simple interest earned on an amount of Rs.18600 in 8 months at the rate of 18/2% per annum?
SI = 18600 x 2 x 1 x 18 / 3 x 100 x 2 = 1116.
So, the Simple Interest earned of Rs.18600/- in 8 months would be Rs.1116/-.
What would be simple interest of Rs.1860/- from 2nd April to 21 June 2017 at the rate of 20/2% ?
2nd April to 21 June 2014 = ( 28 + 31 + 21 ) = 80 days.
SI = 1860 x 20 x 1 x 20 / 2 x 100 x 3
So, the Simple Interest of Rs.1860/- would be Rs.1240/-.
If Rs.75/- amounts to Rs.90/- in 2 years. What would be Rs.120/- amounts to in 6 years at the same time rate percent per annum?
P = 75,
So, SI = ( 90 – 75 ) = 15, and time = 2 years
So, rate = 100 x 15 / 75 = 20%.
P = Rs. 120,
R = 20%
Time = 6 years
So, SI = 120 x 20 x 6 / 100 = 144
So, by Simple Interest Rs.120/- would tunes into Rs.144/- in 6 years.
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