Interest and debt

Description

Interest is the basis of modern capital markets. Depending on whether you are lending or borrowing, it can be viewed as a return on an asset (lending) or the cost of capital (borrowing). This tutorial gives an introduction to this fundamental concept, including what it means to compound. It also gives a rule of thumb that might make it easy to do some rough interest calculations in your head.


Part of Finance and capital markets


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What is Interest and debt by Khan Academy?

Interest and debt is a learning resource. It is available in the following format(s): Online class. It is suited for 7th - College students.

What grade level is Interest and debt by Khan Academy appropriate for?

It is designed for 7th - College students, but could be useful for students of other ages as well; please look at the description and images to determine suitability.

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It is free!