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Scenario 1: Find the Monthly Payment

Loan Amount (C)

Interest Rate % (R)

Number of Months (N)

Monthly Payment (P): 
Interest rate R% is always a yearly figure. However, in most loan situations it is compounded monthly. In this calculator the monthly payment is calculated by the following formula where r = R/1200:
Scenario 2: Find the Interest Rate

Loan Amount (C)

Monthly Payment (P)

Number of Months (N)

Interest Rate % (R): 
For given C, P and N, one can only solve the following equation for r by numerical means.
Given the rather smooth behavior of this equation, this calculator employs the Newton-Raphson method with an educated initial guess:
Scenario 3: Find the Number of Payments

Loan Amount (C)

Interest Rate % (R)

Monthly Payment (P)

Number of Months (N): 
This calculator figures out the number of months N by the following closed-form expression:
Notice that N has to be an integer, so the monthly payment P might be slightly adjusted to satisfy this condition.
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3D Scanners

A white paper to assist in the evaluation of 3D scanning hardware solutions.

Essentials of Manufacturing

Information, coverage of important developments and expert commentary in manufacturing.

CNC Machining Design Guide

Optimize your designs, reduce machining time, and lower your costs.

Metal 3D Printing Design Guide

Direct Metal Laser Sintering (DMLS) 3D printing for parts with reduced cost and little waste.