Chapter 13.I, Problem 2TIE

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Textbook Problem

Kendra Wolf has a Bank of America revolving credit account with an 18% annual percentage rate. The finance charge is calculated by using the average daily balance method. The billing date is the first day of each month, and the billing cycle is the number of days in that month. During the month of August. Kendra’s account showed the following activity.

What is the finance charge for August, and what is Kendra.s new balance?

To determine

**To calculate:** The finance charge and new balance if Kendra Wolf has a Bank of America account with the previous month balance is

Explanation

**Given Information:**

Kendra Wolf has a Bank of America account with the previous month balance is

The table showing the transactions is as follows:

Dates |
Activity |
Amount ($) |

Previous month’s balance | ||

Nathan’s beauty salon | ||

Payment | ||

Walmart | ||

Saks fifth avenue | ||

eBAy.com | ||

Cash advance |

**Formula used:**

Follow the steps to determine finance charge and new balance through unpaid balance method:

Step 1: Monthly periodic rate is computed by dividing the annual percentage rate by the number of months in a year.

Step

Step

Step

**Calculation:**

The formula for the periodic rate is computed by dividing the annual percentage rate by the number of months in a year.

Substitute the annual percentage rate by

Hence, the periodic rate is

Consider that previous balance is

Dates |
No. of days |
Activity/ Amount |
Unpaid balance ($) |
Daily balances ($) |

August |
Previous month’s balance |

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