Middle School Madness - March 27, 2023
You earned $550 from a summer job mowing lawns in your neighborhood. You decide to put the money in a savings account. There are three banks near your home. Bank A offers a saving account that pays an annual interest rate of 4%. Bank B offers a savings account that pays a 6-month interest rate of 2% (compounded every 6 months) and Bank C offers a 3-month interest rate of 1% (compounded every 3 months). Determine which bank will produce the greatest amount of interest. What will be the total amount in this account after one year?
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