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## A vet borrows $12,000 for 4 years. The total interest paid was $960. What was the interest rate on the loan?

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A vet borrows $12,000 for 4 years. The total interest paid was $960. What was the interest rate on the loan?

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2021-07-31T11:23:43+00:00
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Answer:2% per year.

Step-by-step explanation:Solving our equation

r = 960 / ( 12000 × 4 ) = 0.02

r = 0.02

converting r decimal to a percentage

R = 0.02 * 100 = 2%/year

The interest rate required to

accumulate simple interest of $ 960.00

from a principal of $ 12,000.00

over 4 years is 2% per year.