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Calculate the amount and compound interest on Rs 62500 for 1 1/2 year at 8% per annum compounded half yearly.

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Principal (P) = Rs 62,500

Rate = 8% per annum or 4% per half year

Number of years = 1 1/2

There will be 3 half years in 1 1/2 years.

A = p(1 + R/100)n = Rs [62500(1 + 4/100)3]

= Rs (62500 x 26/25 x 26/25 x26/25)

= Rs 70304

C.I. = A − P = Rs 70304 − Rs 62500 = Rs 7,804

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