# Arithmetic Aptitude :: Simple Interest

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## 6. A lent Rs. 5000 to B for 2 years and Rs. 3000 to C for 4 years on simple interest at the same rate of interest and received Rs. 2200 in all from both of them as interest. The rate of interest per annum is:

**Answer:**

**Option D**

**Explanation :**

Let the rate be R% p.a.

Then, (5000 x R x 2)/100 + (3000 x R x 4)/100 = 2200.

=> 100R + 120R = 2200

=> R = 2200/220 = 10.

.'. Rate = 10%.

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