Miguel borrowed $1,800 for 2years and ended up paying $180 in simple interest .what was the interest rate?

Miguel borrowed $1,800 for 2 years and ended up paying $180 in simple interest. The interest rate was 5%. I=Prt 180=1800*r*2 180=3600*r r=180/3600 r=0.05 or 5 %

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Miguel borrowed $1,800 for 2 years and ended up paying $180 in simple interest. The interest rate was 5%.

I=Prt

180=1800*r*2

180=3600*r

r=180/3600

r=0.05 or 5 %

I=Prt

180=1800*r*2

180=3600*r

r=180/3600

r=0.05 or 5 %

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