Posted by **Mary** on Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 6:43pm.

5,590 Financed with finance charge of $1693.77 with 36 payments. What is approximate annual per centage rate

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**Ms. Sue**, Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 6:50pm
1693.77 / 5590 = 0.303

0.303 / 3 = 0.101 = 10% annual percentage rate

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**Reiny**, Tuesday, December 28, 2010 at 8:51pm
We would have to solve the equation

7283.77 = payment( (1+i)^36 - 1)/i , where i is the monthly rate

There are two unknowns in that ONE equation, namely i and payment, so it cannot be solved.

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