Sammy’s Grandfather gave him a cash birthday gift on his 14th birthday. Sammy put the full amount into his bank account, and as a result he earned simple interest each year. When he retired, he went to the bank to withdraw the money accrued.
Use the reading aid to determine if there is sufficient data in the two statements below to answer this question: How much money can Sammy take out?
Statement (1) The amount that Sammy’s grandfather gave him was $1,800 US dollars.
Statement (2) Sammy’s bank gave him 5% interest on his principal amount every year until he retired on his 75th birthday.