Posted by minerva on Friday, January 12, 2007 at 4:06am.
find the compund interest on $2500 for one year at 4% per annum compounded halfyearly.
which of these is correct?
$2500(1 + 0.04)^2
or
$2500(1 + 0.02)^2
The second one. 2500(1+.02)^2
Since the interest is compounded semiannually you have to divide the annual rate of 4% by 2.
PS, the actual compound interest, which your question asks for, would really be 2500(1+.02)^2  2500
ok, thanks

maths compound interest  tammy, Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 12:39am
if investing 50,000 over 20 yrs at 3%apr with compouind interest figures semiannually .figure using equation f(t)=p(1+r/n)nt

maths compound interest  tammy, Wednesday, July 6, 2011 at 12:44am
do you times the nt by the equation results to get the answer

maths compound interest  Anonymous, Saturday, October 1, 2011 at 11:37pm
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maths compound interest  Anonymous, Saturday, July 21, 2012 at 4:27pm
A=4000,12years
r=4% compounded semiannually 
maths compound interest  Susan, Monday, November 26, 2012 at 2:18pm
business takes a loan of $40,000, set at 4% interest and will be paid off in 12 years. The bank wants to save the business money by calculatin the interest on a remaining balance basis in case he pays it off early. The annual payment si assumed to be $3500 of principal and 1600 of interest. after the 1st year $5540 is paid annually. What would be the total amount of interest paid?