# Arithmetic Aptitude :: Simple Interest

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## 5. A sum of money becomes 2.5 times itself at 12.5% simple interest p.a. The period of investment is

**Answer:**

**Option C**

**Explanation :**

Let the period is 'T' and Sum= 'P'.

As given money become 2.5.

=> 2.5 * P = P + S.I

=> S.I = 1.5 * P -------------- (1)

=> S.I = (P * T * 12.5)/100 -----------(2)

By eq. (1) and (2)

=> 1.5 * P = (P * T * 12.5)/100

=> T=12 years.

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