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the simple interest on a certain amount for two years at the rate of 5% per annum is ₹160. what would be the difference between compound interest and simple interest for the same period and at the same rate of interest?

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The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest on a certain principal for 2 years is Rs. 160 . If the simple interest is Rs. 2,880 , find the rate of interest.

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The difference between the simple interest and the compound interest on a certain principal for 2 years is Rs. 160. If the simple interest is Rs. 2,880, find the rate of interest.

Given : ∣S.I.−C.I.∣=160 ..... (i)  n=2 ans S.I.=Rs. 2,880

Medium Open in App Solution Verified by Toppr We know that, S.I.= 100 P×n×R ​ ⟹2880= 100 P×2×R ​ ⟹ 100 PR ​ =1440 ........ (ii) ∣S.I.−C.I.∣=P[(1+ 100 R ​ ) 2 −1]−2880 =P( 10000 R 2 ​ + 100 2R ​ )−2880 ⟹160= 100 PR ​ ( 100 R ​ +2)−2880 ⟹3040=1440( 100 R ​ +2) ...... From (i) ⟹ 100 R ​ +2= 1440 3040 ​ = 9 19 ​ ⟹R= 9 1 ​ ×100=11.1%

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Given CI - SI = Rs.160 Time  = 2 years Rate = 8% Formula used (CI - SI)2 years = (PR2)/ (100)2 CI = Compound Interest SI = Simple Interest

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If the difference between the compound and simple interest on a certain sum of money for 2 years at 8% per annum is Rs. 160, find the sum.

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Option 4 : Rs. 25,000

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Detailed Solution

Given

CI - SI = Rs.160 Time  = 2 years Rate = 8%

Formula used

(CI - SI)2 years = (PR2)/ (100)2

CI = Compound Interest

SI = Simple Interest

P = Principal R = Rate

Calculation

160 = (P × 82)/(100)2

⇒ 160 = (64P)/10000

⇒ P = (160 × 10000)/64

∴ Principal is Rs.25,000

Alternate Method 8% = 160 1% = 20

100% = 2000 For 1 year

8% = 2000 1% = 250 100% = 25,000

∴ Principal will be Rs.25,000

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