Thinking Mathematically (6th Edition)

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Chapter 8 - Personal Finance - 8.3 Simple Interest - Exercise Set 8.3: 12

Answer

$A=\$36,240$

Work Step by Step

The formula for the future value $A$ is: $A=P(1+rt)$ where P = principal amount borrowed r = interest rate per year t = time in years Use the formula above to obtain: $A=\$24000(1+8.5\%\cdot 6) \\A=\$24000(1+0.085\cdot 6) \\A=\$24000(1+0.51) \\A=\$24000(1.51) \\A=\$36,240$
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