A sum of Rs.725 is lent in the beginning of a year at a certain rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of Rs.362 1/2

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Q 2216245170.     A sum of Rs.725 is lent in the beginning of a year at a certain
rate of interest. After 8 months, a sum of Rs.362 1/2 more is lent
but at the rate twice the former. At the end of the year
Rs.33.50 is earned as interest from both the loans. What was
the original rate of interest?
IBPS-CLERK 2017 Mock Prelims
A

6%

B

3.6%

C

4.5%

D

5%

E

None of these

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