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Using the formula. I =Prt ,calculate the simple interest where t=1/n and n is the number of periodd per year for compounding.

You have $20,000 and wished to invest it in one of
two ways.
Option A: You may invest it in a certificate of deposit for 10 years at an interest rate of 4% compounded monthly. (n =12 t =1/12
Option B: You may invest it in a certificate of deposit for 5 years at an interest rate of 8% compounded daily. (n = 360 t = 1/360)
Calculate the amount of interest that you would make each investment.

  1. Henry

    A.12mo/yr. * 10yrs. = 120 months
    I = Po*r*t = 20,000*(0.04/12)*120 =

    B. 360days/yr * 5yrs. = 1800 days
    I = 20,000*(0.08/360)*1800 =

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