# Financial Algebra © Cengage/South-Western Slide 1 4-4 CREDIT CARDS Become familiar with the basic vocabulary of credit cards. Compute an average daily.

## Presentation on theme: "Financial Algebra © Cengage/South-Western Slide 1 4-4 CREDIT CARDS Become familiar with the basic vocabulary of credit cards. Compute an average daily."— Presentation transcript:

Financial Algebra © Cengage/South-Western Slide 1 4-4 CREDIT CARDS Become familiar with the basic vocabulary of credit cards. Compute an average daily balance. OBJECTIVES

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 2 credit card impulse buying revolving charge account charge card Truth-in-Lending Act Fair Credit Billing Act Fair Debt Collection Practices Act debit card Electronic Funds Transfer Act average daily balance mean Key Terms

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 3 Example 1 Frank lost his credit card in a local mall. He notified his creditor before the card was used. However, later in the day, someone found the card and charged \$700 worth of hockey equipment on it. How much is Frank responsible for paying?

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 4 Carrie ’ s credit card was stolen. She didn ’t realize it for days, at which point she notified her creditor. During that time, someone charged \$2,000. How much is Carrie responsible for paying? CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 5 Example 2 Credit card companies issue a monthly statement, therefore APR (annual percentage rate) must be converted to a monthly percentage rate. If the APR is 21.6%, what is the monthly interest rate?

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 6 If a monthly statement shows a monthly interest rate of x percent, express the APR algebraically. CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 7 EXAMPLE 3 Rebecca did not pay last month ’ s credit card bill in full. Below is a list of Rebecca ’ s daily balances for her last billing cycle. For seven days she owed \$456.11. For three days she owed \$1,177.60. For six days she owed \$990.08. For nine days she owed \$2,115.15. For five days show owed \$2,309.13. Find Rebecca ’ s average daily balance.

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 8 Last month, Paul had a daily balance of x dollars for 6 days, y dollars for 12 days, w dollars for q days, and d dollars for 2 days. Express the average daily balance algebraically. CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 9 EXAMPLE 4 Rebecca (from Example 3) pays a finance charge on her average daily balance of \$1,441.60. Her APR is 18%. What is her finance charge for this billing cycle?

Financial Algebra © Cengage Learning/South-Western Slide 10 Steve owes a finance charge this month because he didn ’ t pay his bill in full last month. His average daily balance is d dollars and his APR is p percent. Express his finance charge algebraically. CHECK YOUR UNDERSTANDING

Download ppt "Financial Algebra © Cengage/South-Western Slide 1 4-4 CREDIT CARDS Become familiar with the basic vocabulary of credit cards. Compute an average daily."

Similar presentations