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    Annual payments - principal and loan

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    You have been approved for a $80,000 loan toward the purchase of a new home at 15% interest. The mortgage is for 30 years.

    1. How much are the approximately annual payments of the loan?
    Hint: Assume you pay yearly.

    2. How much of your first payment will go towards the principal and how much towards the interest in year 1? What about in year 2?

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    1. The annual payments would be such that the present value of payments is equal to the loan amount. The annual payments are an annuity and so we ...

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    The solution explains how to calculate the annual payments on a loan and the break up between principal and interest for the first repayment