# The simple interest on Rs.36,000 for the period from 5th January to 31st May, 2013 at 9.5% per annum is :

- Rs.1,425
- Rs.1,400
- Rs.1,368
- Rs.1,338

**Answer is Rs. 1, 425.**

**Explanation:-**

Princinpal = 36, 000, Time = 5 months & rate = 9.5%.

Then, Simple Interest = 36, 000 x 5 x 19/2 x 12 x 100

= 15 x 5 x 19

= Rs. 1, 425

Then, the simple interest is Rs. 1, 425.

Hence, the correct answer is (1) Rs. 1, 425.