Aptitude - Simple Interest - Discussion

Discussion Forum : Simple Interest - General Questions (Q.No. 2)
2.
Mr. Thomas invested an amount of Rs. 13,900 divided in two different schemes A and B at the simple interest rate of 14% p.a. and 11% p.a. respectively. If the total amount of simple interest earned in 2 years be Rs. 3508, what was the amount invested in Scheme B?
Rs. 6400
Rs. 6500
Rs. 7200
Rs. 7500
None of these
Answer: Option
Explanation:

Let the sum invested in Scheme A be Rs. x and that in Scheme B be Rs. (13900 - x).

Then, x x 14 x 2 + (13900 - x) x 11 x 2 = 3508
100 100

28x - 22x = 350800 - (13900 x 22)

6x = 45000

x = 7500.

So, sum invested in Scheme B = Rs. (13900 - 7500) = Rs. 6400.

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Discussion:
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Swarnaprava said:   1 year ago
Invested amount in Two Scheme 13900.
In scheme A invested ratio 14% and in Scheme B invested ratio 11%.
Simple Interest for 2 years 3508.
Question- B scheme's invested amount .

Answer-

Method-.
PTR/100 + PTR/100( A and B scheme)=3508(SI).
Let's P for A scheme- x
Then P of B scheme - 13900-x.
(You have total 10 mangoes. You give 4 mangoes to A and then rest mangoes which will give to B = Total mangoes(10)- A's mangoes(4)= 6 mangoes for B).


x*2*14/100+(13900-x)*2*11)/100 = 3508.
= 28x/100+(13900-x)*22/100 = 3508.
= 28x/100+{(22*13900)-(22*x)} = 3508.
= 28x/100+(305800)-22x = 3508.
= 28x-22x=350800-305800.
= 6x = 45000.
= x= 4500/6 = 7500(A's investment in 13900).

Then B's investment= 13900 - A's investment.
= 13900-7500= 6400.
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AreEn said:   2 years ago
Given,

Time = 2yrs
Total interest earn 2 yrs = 3508.
Interest for A and B is 14% and 11q respectively,
Let Scheme A be X and Scheme B be 13900 - X,
Then; A will be = (X*14*2/100),
B will be = ((13900-X)*11*2/100).

(X*14*2/100)+((13900-X)*11*2/100) = 3508,
(28X/100)+(13900*22-22X/100)=3508,
28X-22X + 305800/100 = 3508,
28X-22X + 305800 = 3508*100,
6X + 305800 = 350800,
6X = 350800 - 305800,
6x = 45000,
X = 45000/6,
X = Rs. 7500.

Substitute x with 7500 in (13900-X).
= 13900-7500.
= Rs. 6400.
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Subham Prakash said:   2 years ago
@Priya @Swathi @Kasamsetty Deepshika.

A:14% for 2 years = 28% (In si rate of interest is same for every year i.e. for 2yrs 14 is directly multiplied).

B:11%for 2years = 22%.

28% of principal13900=3892 (interest) but the interest of A+B scheme is given=3508.

i.e 384 extra (3892-3508) =384.

28%~22%=6%.
6%---> 384.
100%---> 6400.
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Dharshini said:   2 years ago
@Priya @Swathi @Kasamsetty Deepshika.


Many people asked that what if we take A as 13900-x,

Here the solution is;

Let us take A=(13900-x) , B=x;
S.I of A + S.I of B = 3508.

(13900-x)*14*2 / 100 + x*11*2/100 = 3508,
(13900-x)*28/100 + 22x/100 = 3508,
389200-28x/100 + 22x/100 3508,
389200-28x + 22x = 3508*100,
389200-28x + 22x = 350800,
389200- 350800 = 28x-22x.
38400 = 6x.

x = 38400/6 =>6400.
Therefore we found x which is A.

NOTE:
if we substitute B = (13900-x) we have to subtract x from 13900 to get an answer
Here we took B as x so we find the answer in the first step. (SI of A + SI of B = 3508).
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Kasamsetty Deepshika said:   3 years ago
What if I take A as 13900-x? Please explain.
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Sourav Kalal said:   3 years ago
Let me solve it in a simple way.

13900 X 11% = 1529 (They asked for B whose interest is 11%).
2 YR = 3508
1 YR = 1754,

EXTRA INTERST = 1754-1529 = 225.

That extra interest nothing but 14%-11%=3%,
3% = 225,
100% = 7500,
13900-7500 = 6400,
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Yuki said:   3 years ago
Thanks all for explaining the answer clearly.
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Deepak said:   3 years ago
Thanks for explaining @Srini.
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Yogeswara Rao said:   3 years ago
Invested money = 13900.
Divided into two schemes A and B.
Let the scheme A = x.
Scheme B = 13900-x.
SI = PTR/100.
SI = x.2.14/100,
SI = 28x/100.

2nd case
SI = (13900-x).2.11/100.
SI = 3508,
3508 = 28x/100+ (13900-x).2.11/100,
350800= 28x +305800-22x,
-45000 = -6x.
X = 45000/6.
X = 7500.
B = 13900 - 7500.
B = 6400.
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K. Uma said:   3 years ago
Let us assume that the scheme A be as X & scheme B be as Y.

The total amount invested is 13900.
So, X+Y=13900
X=13900-Y--------(1).

Now, we use simple interest formula SI=PRT/100
Time T=2years
Per annum R=14% & 11%
Now, substitute the values in SI formula.

Amount invested scheme B=
[Xx14x2/100]+[Yx11x2]=3508
[28X/100] +[22Y/100]=3508
28X+22Y=3508x100
28X+22Y=350800--------------> (2)

Now substitute eq(1) in eq(2).

28(13900-Y) + 22Y = 350800
389200-28Y + 22Y = 350800
- 28Y + 22Y = 350800 - 389200
- 6Y = - 38400.
6Y = 38400.
Y = 38400/6.
Y = 6400.
Amount invested scheme B= 6400.


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