Interest calculations, Accounting Basics

Calculate the amount of interest for each of the following independent situations (assume

365 days per year):

   
       

a)  $400,000 is borrowed at 6% interest for 1 year.

       
       

b)  $50,000 is borrowed at an annual interest rate of 4% for 60 days.

       
       

c)  $120,000 is borrowed at an annual interest rate of 7% for 275 days.

       
       

Answer:

     
   

Amount in $

 
       
 

Interest = Principal amount * Rate of interest*Time

       

a)

Interest amount

 =400,000*6%*1

 
   

                 24,000

 
       

b)

Interest amount

 =50,000*4%*60/365

   

                 328.77

 
       

c)

Interest amount

 =120,000*7%*275/365

   

              6,328.77

 

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