# Credit card debt is a reality for many in todays world. Suppose that you had a $5,270.00

## Question:

Credit card debt is a reality for many in today’s world. Suppose that you had a $5,270.00 balance on a credit card with an annual percentage rate (APR) of 15.53 percent. Consider the following questions and prepare a report based upon your conclusions

Most credit cards require that you pay a minimum monthly payment of two percent of the balance. Based upon a balance of $5,270.00, what would be the minimum monthly payment (assuming no other fees are being applied)?

Considering the minimum payment you just calculated, determine the amount of interest and the amount that was applied to reduce the principal. Hint: You’ll need to find the total interest for the year first.

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## Engineering Economy

ISBN: 978-0132554909

15th edition

Authors: William G. Sullivan, Elin M. Wicks, C. Patrick Koelling