Interest rates and payments

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You have a credit card with $5270.00 balance and an APR of 15.53%

What is the monthly % rate?  

If a payment of $105.40 is made in a month how much goes to interest and how much to principal. 

Please explain how you get this so I can learn it. Thank you

Dec 24th, 2014

1)Most credit cards require that you pay a minimum monthly payment of two percent of the balance. Based upon a balance of $5,270.00, what would be the minimum monthly payment (assuming no other fees are being applied)?

MINIMUM PAYMENT: 2 *52.7 = $105.40

2) Considering the minimum payment you just calculated, determine the amount of interest and the amount that was applied to reduce the principal

. Amount towards principle $37.20 Amount toward interest $ 68.20

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