Mathematics
MaileFoersterling
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You want to save $10,000 to buy a new car. You deposit $6500 in an account earning 7.5% simple interest. After how long will you have enough money in the account to purchase the car? Round your answer to the nearest whole number

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Hillary2468

If you say it's simple interest, then it 7.5% of 6500 added every year instead of 7.5% of the previous year added for the next year, right? So, Answer: 8 years 7.5/100 x 6500 = 487.5 (10,000 - 6500) / 487.5 = 8 (rounded up to the nearest whole number) Therefore, it will take 8 years

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