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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

Formula

SI = ( P x T x R / 100 )

Here, P = Principal

R = Rate per annual

T = Number of years

Example #1

What would be the simple interest of Rs.18600/- in 8 months at the rate of 22/2% per annum?

- Rs.1663/-
- Rs.2653/-
- Rs.1837/-
- Rs.1364/-

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**Answer:**Option (D)

**How to Solve**

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/-.

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Example #2

What would be the simple interest of Rs.20/- for 5 months at the rate of 6 paise per rupee per month?

- Rs.3/-
- Rs.6/-
- Rs.8/-
- Rs.10/-

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

SI = 20 x 5 x 6 / 100 = 6

So, the Simple Interest of Rs.20/- for 5 months would be Rs.6/-.

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Example #3

Find the simple interest of Rs.75000/- at 4% per annum for 4 years.

- Rs.12000/-
- Rs.14000/-
- Rs.15500/-
- Rs.20000/-

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

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/-.

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Example #4

On amount of Rs.7530/- at the rate of 18% per annum for 6 years. What will be the simple interest?

- Rs.5000/-
- Rs.6947.34/-
- Rs.8132.40/-
- Rs.9654.42/-

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**Answer:**Option (C)

**How to Solve**

SI = 7530 x 18 x 6 / 100 = 8132.40

So, the Simple Interest of Rs.7530/- would be Rs.8132.40/-.

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Example #5

Find the time required for Rs.10000/- to turned into Rs.12000/- at the rate of 4% per annum at Simple Interest?

- 3 Years
- 4 Years
- 5 Years
- 7 Years

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**Answer:**Option (C)

**How to Solve**

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.

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Example #6

What will be the ratio of simple interest earned by certain amount at the same rate of interest for 5 years and 7 years?

- 2 : 3
- 5 : 7
- 7 : 5
- 7 : 9

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

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.

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Example #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?

- 1 : 2
- 2 : 1
- 2 : 3
- 3 : 4

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

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

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Example #8

Find the simple interest of Rs.40000/- at 25/4% per annum for the period from 4th January, 2017 to 18th march, 2018.

- Rs.300/-
- Rs.400/-
- Rs.450/-
- Rs.500/-

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**Answer:**Option (D)

**How to Solve**

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/-.

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Example #9

What would be the simple interest earned by certain amount at the same rate of interest for 4 years and that for 8 years?

- 2 : 1
- 1 : 2
- 2 : 3
- 3 : 2

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**Answer:**Option (B)

**How to Solve**

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

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Example #10

What would be the simple interest of Rs.85000/- at 15% per annum for 8 month?

- Rs.5500/-
- Rs.7500/-
- Rs.8500/-
- Rs.10000/-

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**Answer:**Option (C)

**How to Solve**

SI = 85000 x 2 x 15 / 3 x 100 = 8500.

So, the Simple Interest of Rs.85000/- would be Rs.8500/-.

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Example #11

What would be the simple interest earned on an amount of Rs.18600/- in 8 months at the rate of 18/2% per annum?

- Rs.1116/-
- Rs.1673/-
- Rs.2176/-
- Rs.2723/-

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

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/-.

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Example #12

What would be simple interest of Rs.1850/- from 2nd April to 14 June 2017 at the rate of 10% per annum?

- Rs.37/-
- Rs.42/-
- Rs.46/-
- Rs.49/-

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**Answer:**Option (A)

**How to Solve**

2nd April to 14 June 2017 = ( 28 + 31 + 14 ) = 73 Days = 1/5 Years.

SI = 1850 x 1 x 10 / 5 x 100

= 37

So, the Simple Interest of Rs.1860/- would be Rs.37/-.

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Example #13

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?

- Rs.150/-
- Rs.175/-
- Rs.185/-
- Rs.192/-

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**Answer:**Option (D)

**How to Solve**

P = 75,

So, SI = ( 90 – 75 ) = 15, and time = 2 years

So, rate = ( 100 x 15 ) / ( 75 x 2 ) = 10%.

P = 120,

R = 10%

Time = 6 years

So, SI = 120 x 10 x 6 / 100 = 192

So, by Simple Interest Rs.120/- would tunes into Rs.192/- in 6 years.

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Well 12 & 13 both solutions are right ……. But there is problem in Q.8 ……either question is wrong acc. To your solution or solution is weong acc. To question

1) If question is wrong then there should be 18 march 2018 instead of 18 march 2017.

2) if question is right then T should be 438/365 instead of 73/365 .

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