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August 11th, 2019, 06:53 PM  #1 
Senior Member Joined: Aug 2014 From: India Posts: 458 Thanks: 1  What does amounts to mean?
If a certain sum of money amounts to Rs 650 in 2 years and Rs 674 in 4 years Then find the principal sum? is this question belongs to S.I or C.I ? Last edited by Ganesh Ujwal; August 11th, 2019 at 06:56 PM. 
August 11th, 2019, 10:16 PM  #2 
Member Joined: Jun 2019 From: AZ, Seattle, San Diego Posts: 30 Thanks: 21  Hello. We can answer the question both ways. Did you try simple interest? How far did you get? The phrase "amounts to" means "produces a total" because interest is added each period. You could also read it as "increases to" or "grows to". 

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