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Calculate the amount financed, the finance charge, and the monthly payments. For the following add-on interest loans.

Purchase

(Cash) Down Amount Add-on Number of Finance Monthly

Price Payment Financed Interest Payments Charge Payment

$4,000 15% _______ 11 1 2 %

30 _______ _______

To determine

To calculate: The amount financed, the finance charge and the monthly payment for the installment where purchase price is $4,000, down payment is 15, add-on interest is 11.5% and number of payments is 30.

Explanation

Given Information:

The amount of purchase price is $4,000, down payment is 15, add-on interest is 11.5% and number of payments are 30.

Formula used:

Follow the steps to compute the regular monthly payment of an installment loan using add-on interest.

Step 1: The amount financed is computed by complement method as the percentage financed is 100% minus the down payment percent.

Amount financed=Purchase price(100%Down payment percent)

Step 2: Finance charge is computed by multiplying principle with rate and time with the amount financed as the principal.

I=P×R×T

Where, I is the finance charge, P is the amount financed, R is the rate of interest and T is the time.

Step 3: The total amount of installments payment is computed by adding amount financed and finance charge.

Total amount of installment payments=Amount financed+Finance charge

Step 4: The regular monthly payments is computed by dividing the total number of payments by total number of months of the loan.

Regular monthly payments=Total number of installment paymentsNumber of months of the loan

Calculation:

Consider that purchase price is $4,000, down payment is 15%, add-on interest is 11.5% and number of payments is 30.

Compute amount financed by substituting purchase price equals to $4,000 and down payment equals to 15%,

Amount financed=Purchase price(100%Down payment percent)=$4,000(100%15%)=$4,000×85%=$3,400

Hence, amount financed is $3,400

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