posted by mario .
Nathaniel want to buy a new bike. His payment options are:
Option 1: Pay $2055.99 cash. He only has $400.00 saved up, so he can take out a loan for the rest from his bank at a rate of 7.25% per annum over 2 years.
Option2: Take the store payment plan of 12 monthly payments of $180.00.
A.) If he chooses option 1, what will his monthly payment be?
B.) If he chooses Option 2, what annual rate of interest will he pay?
C) Calculate the total cost of each option. Which option should he choose, and why?