# Simple Interest

• Feb 16th 2010, 05:06 AM
saranya
Simple Interest
Hi.. I have a confusion that this problem the answer is not coming...
Using the relation I=P*R*T,
find the interest on
Rs 5400 at 7% per annum for 146 days...

if they given in the months we can divide it by 12...
here the problem is given in days..
how to do this...
Thank You
• Feb 16th 2010, 07:12 AM
u2_wa
Quote:

Originally Posted by saranya

if they given in the months we can divide it by 12...
here the problem is given in days..
how to do this...

There are 365 days in a year,
so $T=days/365$
• Feb 16th 2010, 05:05 PM
saranya
Quote:

Originally Posted by u2_wa
There are 365 days in a year,
so $T=days/365$

yah,i tried with 365 and 366 days also..but the answer 252 doesn't came.
thank u
• Feb 16th 2010, 05:09 PM
icemanfan
The annual interest is $5400 \cdot .07$,

so the interest accumulated over 146 days should be

$\frac{146}{365} \cdot 5400 \cdot .07 = 151.2$

Am I missing something?
• Feb 16th 2010, 07:11 PM
Wilmer
Quote:

Originally Posted by saranya
yah,i tried with 365 and 366 days also..but the answer 252 doesn't came.

252 IS NOT the answer (Nerd)
• Feb 25th 2010, 04:48 AM
saranya
Quote:

Originally Posted by Wilmer
252 IS NOT the answer (Nerd)

ok thank u..