# In what Time will the Simple Interest be 2/5 of the Principal at 8% per Annum?

- 8 years
- 7 years
- 5 years
- 6 years

**Answer: (c) 5 years**

**Explanation:-**

**Given- **Rate = 8%,

Let P = X and time = T

According to question, 2X/5 = (X x 8 x T)/100

T = 5 years

Hence, in 5 years will the simple interest be 2/5 of the principal at 8% per annum.