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1.Find the interest. Round to the nearest cent.
\$1280 at 12% for 9 months

A) Interest = \$17.07
B) Interest = \$115.20
C) Interest = \$1382.40
D) Interest = \$11,520.00

2. Find the value.
s 15,0.09 (Please refer to the attachments)

A) 33.003
B) 40.472
C) 29.361
D) 26.019

3. Find the actual interest rate paid, to the nearest tenth, on the simple discount note.
\$50,000; discount rate 8%; length of loan 6 months.

A) 9.3%
B) 8.3%
C) 7.3%
D) 10.3%

4. Solve the problem.
How much must Harry's Hardware deposit be at 12.5% interest for 120 days in order to earn \$600.00 interest?

A) \$14,400
B) \$14,600
C) \$7200
D) \$4800

5. Find the periodic payment that will render the sum.
S = \$65,000, interest is 4% compounded annually, payments made at the end of each year for 5years.

A) \$6110.96
B) \$5284.68
C) \$12,000.77
D) \$3904.96

6. Find the compound amount for the deposit. (Round to the nearest cent).
\$5000 at 7% compounded annually for 6 years.

A) \$7012.76
B) \$7100.00
C) \$7503.65
D) \$6750.00

7. Find the future value of the ordinary annuity. Interest is compounded annually, unless otherwise indicated.
R = \$900, i = 7% interest compounded semiannually for 10years.

A) \$23,637.33
B) \$23,721.46
C) \$25,451.71
D) \$51,166.00

8. Find the value.
s 17, 0.01 (Please refer to the attachments)

A) 50.396
B) 44.501
C) 39.19
D) 53.592

9. Find the compound interest earned by the deposit. (Round to the nearest cent).
\$1800 at 6% compounded quarterly for 6 years

A) \$648.00
B) \$753.33
C) \$1968.20
D) \$773.11

10. Find the amount that should be invested now to accumulate the following amount, if the money is compounded as indicated.
\$12,400 at 12.6% compounded continuously for 6 years.

A) \$5822.31
B) \$25,168.77
C) \$4582.31
D) \$26,408.77

11. Find the effective rate corresponding to the given nominal rate. Round results to the nearest 0.01 percentage points.
14% compounded monthly

A) 14.49%
B) 14.93%
C) 3.82%
D) 14.75%

12. Find the payment necessary to amortize the loan.
\$1600; 12% compounded quarterly; 8 quaterly payments.

A) \$227.99
B) \$322.09
C) \$227.93
D) \$205.49

13. Find the periodic payment that will render the sum.
S = \$26,000, interest is 18% compounded monthly, payments made at the end of each month for 3years.

A) \$549.96
B) \$7278.02
C) \$692.62
D) \$576.30

14. Find the value.
s 21,0.038 (Please refer to the attachment)

A) 31.276
B) 29.168
C) 33.465
D) 57.592

15. Find the compound interest earned by the deposit. (Round to the nearest cent).
\$710 at 9% compounded annually for 8 years.

A) \$447.30
B) \$587.91
C) \$511.20
D) \$704.72

16. Find the actual interest rate paid, to the nearest tenth, on the simple discount note.
\$36,000; discount rate 6.0%; length of loan 4 months.

A) 5.1%
B) 8.1%
C) 6.1%
D) 7.1%

17. Find the amount of each payment to be made into a sinking fund so that enough will be present to accumulate the following amount. Payments are made at the end of each period. The interest rate given is per period.
\$90,000; money earns 7% compounded semiannually for 16 and a half years.

A) \$1569.74
B) \$1012.23
C) \$1418.37
D) \$1491.52

18. Find the compound interest earned by the deposit. (Round to the nearest cent).
\$15,000 at 4% compounded quarterly for 1/2year.

A) \$1224.00
B) \$301.50
C) \$1200.00
D) \$297.06

19. Find the indicated term of the geometric sequence.
a = 5, r =3/4 ; Find the 3rd term.

A) 16/45
B) 64/135
C) 135/64
D) 45/16

20. Find the indicated term of the geometric sequence.
a = 1/3 , r = 1/2 ; Find the 8th term.

A) 1/128
B) 1/768
C) 1/384
D) 1/48

21. Find the present value of the ordinary annuity.
Payments of \$2000 made annually for 10years at 12% compounded annually.

A) \$11,875.40
B) \$11,300.45
C) \$12,955.00
D) \$11,304.40

22. Find the future value of the ordinary annuity. Interest is compounded annually, unless otherwise indicated.
R = \$2500, i = 7% interest compounded quarterly for 16years.

A) \$98,536.84
B) \$290,758.26
C) \$433,615.41
D) \$283,300.51

23. Find the effective rate corresponding to the given nominal rate. Round results to the nearest 0.01 percentage points.
9% compounded monthly.

A) 1.81%
B) 9.38%
C) 9.31%
D) 9.20%

24. Solve the problem.
Novelties-and-Such borrowed \$6700 for 75days and paid \$213.39 in interest. Find the rate of interest on the loan.

A) 16.0%
B) 15.7%
C) 15.5%
D) 15.0%

25. Find the sum of the first five terms of the geometric sequence.
a =3/2 , r = 2

A) 1/4
B) 93
C) 5
D) 93/2

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