monthly payments and total cost for a bank loan
Shirley, a recent college graduate, excitedly described to her older sister the $1880 sofa, table, and chairs she found today. However, when asked she could not tell her sister which interest calculation method was to be used on her credit-based purchase. Calculate the monthly payments and total cost for a bank loan assuming a one-year repayment period and 13percent interest. Now assume the store uses the add-on method of interest calculation. Calculate the monthly payment and total cost with a one-year repayment period and 11percent interest. Explain why the bank payment and total cost are lower even though the stated interest rate is higher. The monthly payment for a bank loan assuming one-year repayment period and 13 percent interest is $______ .