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The simple interest on a sum of money at 4% per annum for 2 years is Rs 80. The compound interest on the same sum for the same period is = ?

A. Rs. 82.60

B. Rs. 82.20

C. Rs. 81.80

D. Rs. 81.60

Answer: Option D

Solution(By Examveda Team)

$$\eqalign{ & {\text{Rate }}\% {\text{ = 4}}\% \cr & {\text{Time (}}{{\text{t}}_1}) = 2\,{\text{years}} \cr & {\text{SI for 2 years}} \cr & {\text{ = 4}} \times {\text{2 = 8}}\% \cr & {\text{CI for 2 years}} \cr & {\text{ = 4 + 4 + }}\frac{{4 \times 4}}{{100}} \cr & = 8.16\% \cr & \operatorname{Required} \,CI \cr & = \frac{{80}}{8} \times 8.16 \cr & = Rs.\,81.60 \cr} $$

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