1^{st} bank offers you a car loan at an annual interest rate of 10% compounded monthly. What effective annual interest rate is the bank charging you?
Solution - Calculate effective annual interest rate
a
Rate of Interest
10%
b
Frequency of compunding (monthly)
12
c
Effective annual interest rate
10.47%
(1+ 10%/12)^12 - 1
The rate is divided by 12 and power is 12 as the rate
is annual and interest is compounded monthly.