







How much money can I borrow if I have $5 000 for a deposit? 
20060419 

From Chris: I have a sum of cash that I want to use as a deposit ($ 5 000) and a lender will lend me 65% of the purchase price. How do I calculate the maximum value I can borrow?
Answered by Stephen La Rocque. 





Payment plus interest 
20040914 

From Penny: Brian wants to borrow some money from Margaret.
After three years he is to pay X back plus one interest sum of 25%. If he is pays back a total of $3800, what was the original sum borrowed? Answered by Penny Nom. 





Borrowing from zero 
20010330 

From Nikki: Here is the problem: 5,033.56  866.20 Now I know this equals 4,167.36 which I figured out on the calculator just to make sure. But when I did it by hand, I kept ending up with 5,167.36, which I knew was impossible. What am I doing wrong?? Answered by Leeanne Boehm and Claude Tardif. 





Borrowing 
20000417 

From A college student: How would you explain borrowing to an elementary school student? Answered by Penny Nom. 

