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The Difference Between Simple Interest and Compound Interest at the Same Rate for Rupees 5,000 for Two Years is Rupees 98. the Rate of Interest Is: - Mathematics

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The difference between simple interest and compound interest at the same rate for rupees 5,000 for two years is rupees 98. The rate of interest is:

Options

  • 12%

  • 14%

  • `10 1/2%`

  • 10%

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Solution

14%

Explanation:

Here,

P = 5000

T = 2 years

Difference between S.I. and C.I. = 98

According to formulas

The difference for 2 years between S.I. and C.I.`="Pr"^2/(100)^2`

`98=(5000xx"r"^2)/(100)^2`

r2 = 196

∴ r = 14

∴ r = 14%

Concept: Simple and Compound Interest
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