# Ken and Bob took out \$125000 mortgage at 8.75% three years ago.﻿ The amortization period was 25 years. What is their monthly payment?

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The monthly payment for a mortgage can be calculated using the formula: M = P [ i*(1 + i)^n] / [ ((1 + i)^n)-1], where M is the monthly payment, i is the annual rate of interest divided by 12, n is the total...

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The principle of the amortisation is P = \$125000. The rate of interest is 8.75%. The period of amortisation is 25 tears.

The therefore the number of monthly instalments n = 25*12 = 300.

The monthly interest rate  x = 8.75%/12 = 0.0875/12 .

Therefore the monthly payment amount could be calculated by the formula: A = P*x(1+x)^n/{(1+x)^n - 1}.

P = \$125000, x = 0.0875/12 , n = 300.

So A = \$125000*(0.0875/12)(1+0.0875/12)^300/{(1+ 0.0875/12)^12 - 1}.

A= \$1027.68 .

The monthly payment is \$1027.67.

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